[mythtv-users] How do you enable XvMC

Brad Templeton brad+myth at templetons.com
Thu Dec 9 03:58:39 UTC 2004

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 02:59:09AM +0000, 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)?

a) Unless it's changed recently, the RPMs you probably used (atrpms) do
not enable it, so you must compile from source.   In settings.pro there
are some lines to uncomment.

b) Everybody who uses it reports a lot of problems with it, so you
may not want to bother until it works better.

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