[mythtv-users] Re: mpeg2 playback performance issue makes no sense

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue Oct 12 15:06:55 UTC 2004


On Tuesday 12 October 2004 10:45 am, Grant Edwards wrote:
> > If so, what could account for the large difference in
> > processor usage between "watch videos" and "watch recordings"
> > playing the same file?
>
> AFAICT, Myth's SW decoding/playback functions are an order of
> magnitude slower than those used by xine and mplayer.

All of the above use the same underlying code (libavcodec).  You've got a 
configuration problem if you can't play things back properly.

Isaac


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