[mythtv-users] Making Sure XvMC is working

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Nov 15 05:20:26 UTC 2004

On Sunday 14 November 2004 11:13 pm, Paul Andreassen wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 12:54, Tom E. Craddock, Jr. wrote:
> > Ive been reading thru the lists and read that when XvMC is enabled,
> > people are seeing black and white OSD which flickers...now that doesnt
> > happen to me so Im not sure its enabled.  Ive chosed Bob as the
> > deinterlace filter, and checked the box for Xv as well, and when I start
> > mythfrontend, I see it says using XV port 145....but nothing about XvMC,
> > nothing in the backend log eitther.  I am using the 6629 Nvidia Drivers,
> > FX5700LE card on FC2 following Jarods guide, all updated from
> > Atrpms.net, and in my Xorg log it says 'Loading extension
> > XVideo-MotionCompensation' so I assume that means that X is loading the
> > XvMC extensions...Im just at a loss as to how to get this working, if it
> > isnt already, in Myth.  Im trying to see if using XvMC will help in
> > playback from my pcHDTV card on an XP2000+ AMD CPU, as Ive seen others
> > post that they are able to do so using a Celeron+XvMC+5200 Nvidia card
> > (Im getting prebuffering pauses, seems like it COULD play it back if it
> > had a bit more chutzpah to it which I hope XvMC will add).  Sorry if Im
> > adding to the confusion on the list, but I havent found a definitive way
> > to check that XvMC is working in MythTV.  If you need anymore info,
> > please let me know.
> Hi Tom,
> As far as I know, the black and while OSD is for VIA XvMC and not
> Nvidia.



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