[mythtv-users] How do you enable XvMC

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Thu Dec 9 03:09:34 UTC 2004

Phill Edwards wrote:

> I have a FC2 setup with a nVidia Geforce MX 440 video card and a 
> PixelPro tuner card (not a Hauppage type hardware tuner).
> 1st question is - can I even use XvMC or is it only for Hauppage type 
> setups where the video is encoded into MPEG2?
> 2nd question is - how do you enable it (assuming the answer to 1 is yes)?
XvMC only accelerates MPEG-2 decoding on video cards that support it.  
The answer to your second question is by getting the MythTV sources 
(either release or CVS) and editing the settings.pro for the MythTV 
directory and uncommenting the section related to XvMC and recompiling 


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