[mythtv-users] PVR350 TV Out and DVD

malcolm mythtv at lds.dyndns.org
Sat Apr 3 18:12:02 EST 2004

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Howell" <michael.howell at cox.net>
Sent: Saturday, April 03, 2004 4:41 PM

> All,
> I am usng the PVR350 TV out.  It works great for watching TV and Recording
> TV but does not work well for playing videos and DVDs.  I have serched the
> archives but it is not clear to me if I need to apply the ivtv mplayer
> (even when trying to use Xine).  Can someone offer some advice as to what
> PVR350 TV out users can do to make our DVD experience better - and if it
> applying an ivtv patch, can someone point us to some directions - I am
> having trouble getting clraity as to which patch to apply and how to apply
> it.
> Thanks,
> Mike

You need Matthias's X driver.  My cpu was pegged and displaying jumpy video
and skipping sound until using his X driver.  Now I can play DVDs just fine
and my cpu usage is around 30%.  This is on a 2.4Ghz celeron.



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