[mythtv-users] Experiences with XvMC

Scott catfather at donpoo.net
Mon Aug 1 16:26:14 UTC 2005

On Aug 1, 2005, at 9:15 AM, Donavan Stanley wrote:

> On 7/31/05, Scott <catfather at donpoo.net> wrote:
>> Oh yeah, one more thing :) I thought I read that some or all of the
>> unichrome chips had a limitation on video out where they could not
>> output 1280x720 (720p) video or above. Obviously this is a problem if
>> you're trying to hook your unichrome based board to a HDTV that wants
>> to accept either 720p or 1080i input sources.
> On a mailing list that gets archived and searched quite often it's
> best NOT to post things you thing you read as it confuses things.
> Next thing you know you've got people quoting your post in irc saying
> "I read that some guy said he thought that they didn't do HDTV".  ;)

I think I qualified my statements enough to provide sufficient  
warning about the accuracy of my comments. Next time I'll add some  
<blink> tags and "under construction" graphics.

> For the record, the Unichrome Pro chipset DOES offer hardware
> acceleration of HDTV streams as well as MPEG4 acceleration.  (Though
> the open source drivers don't support MPEG4 acceleration).

Exactly why I was posting in the first place. Thanks for the follow up.

Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
AIM: BlueCame1

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