[mythtv-users] Any HOWTOs for setting up DirectFB?

Tom Dombrosky tbdombrosky at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 21:16:40 UTC 2004


On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 21:36:02 +0100, John Harvey
<john.p.harvey at btinternet.com> wrote:
> You are better off running X on the board. Things look better than running
> the QT/Embedded version and the latest drivers probably wont support QT/E.
> Also things like using mplayer or any other X app wont work that way either.
> 
> I started off running it this way but it really isn't worth the effort.
> If you do try this approach you don't need DirectFB support because you use
> the built in 350 output for playing back recordings.
> 
> John
> 

I agree it isn't worth the effort.  I got it to work but it was a
pain.  However, mplayer does work with DirectFB:

http://mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/HTML-single/en/MPlayer.html#directfb

Tom


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