[mythtv] Upgrade to nVidia gt1030 - gracefully handle failing non-VDPAU modes?
pgbennett at comcast.net
Fri Oct 13 02:55:29 UTC 2017
On 10/12/2017 09:48 PM, kingsley.turner wrote:
> I upgraded to a new video card the other day, a nVidia gt1030 fanless
> (replacing a gt730 fanless).
> I bought the MSI version of this card with Display Port and HDMI, but
> I'm using HDMI.
> I upgraded in preparation for purchasing a new TV, where even
> lower-end Aldi models are all 4k.
> With the latest nVidia driver, everything is mostly working.
> However on some HEVC/x265 videos that *used* to play with the old card
> and driver, now mythfrontend (0.28)
> pauses for a couple of seconds, then drops back with an error message
> "Unable to Initialise A/V sync".
> This is (I think) a problem because the nVidia VDPAU doesn't work with
> this type of video encoding on this model card.
> Is there a way I can configure mythfrontend to fallback to software
> decoding or suchlike?
> Is Myth 0.29 (with updated ffmpeg) going to help solve this? I read
> the change-log, but it didn't cover this topic.
MythTV V29 has a few fixes that may help.
- partial fix for playback of interlaced h265 on VDPAU
If that does not solve it -
- Allows for selection of software decoding based on the video format,
for example to select software decoding for HEVC and hardware decoding
for other formats
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