[mythtv] Ticket #9341: H264 doesn't play back watchably on Windows frontend
james.dutton at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 11:52:39 UTC 2010
On 7 December 2010 03:53, Robert McNamara <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 7:50 PM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 10:37 PM, <noreply at mythtv.org> wrote:
>>> #9341: H264 doesn't play back watchably on Windows frontend
>>> Your Ion box isn't even close to powerful enough to handle that content
>>> Windows, for which MythTV lacks hardware decode support.
>> I considered this possibility but figured the CPU usage would be much
>> higher, instead of just around 35%. Shouldn't it be pegged? In any case,
>> thanks for the quick turnaround on the ticket.
> You may wish to follow the progress of this ticket:
> When Myth supports DXVA in Windows, you may have more hope. As it
> stands, however, Myth on Windows on ION with anything besides low to
> moderate bitrate material, particularly H.264, will probably be a
> recipe for disappointment.
I have an ION based small PC, and it plays back H.264 very nicely, but
I run it on Linux mythfrontend.
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