[mythtv-users] Mythtv playback problem withNVIDIAvideoacceleration - HELP! (still unsolved)

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Apr 7 07:03:06 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 15:24 +0930, michael-mlists at cheshire.id.au wrote:
> >On Wednesday 06 April 2005 02:35, Michael Cheshire (Mailing Lists)
> wrote:
> >> > XvMC works with the 7174 driver here now.
> >:>
> >> Argg!!
> >>
> >> I can get playback, but it appears to have exactly the same problem
> I had
> >> when using the 6xxx driver series before.
> >>
> >> Wonder what else could be the problem...
> >>
> >> Hmm Are you using the nvagp or the kernel agpgart?
> > agpgart at the moment, will try nvagp later tonight...
> I'm using agpgart.
> You have to recomplile your kernel to remove agpgart at this stage
> dont you? 
> Its not setup as a module?

I'm not really sure. I swear I'm using NvAGP on my RHEL4 boxes, which
does have agpgart compiled into its kernels also. Time to go play with
one of my FC3 boxes...

> Does anyone have XvMC working with a stable picture at least?
> Everytime I 
> playback the picture is extremely unstable (flickery) especially down
> the 
> bottom of the screen.
> Wonder if its Mythtv or an Nvidia issue. Can you use xvmc with
> mplayer? (-vo 
> xvmc?) - might give that a go.

Its MythTV. Check out DTK's xv xvmc merge patches on the -dev list, he's
made some major progress on improving stability just recently.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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