[mythtv-users] XVMC Support for Intel 810

Harry Orenstein holists at verizon.net
Sun Dec 4 20:35:36 EST 2005

On Sunday 04 December 2005 7:01 pm, Jeff Clemens wrote:
> So from what i've read, XVMC was originally developed for the Intel 810
> chipset, but I can't seem to find any information on how to get it working
> with anything but nVidia video cards.
> I'm running FC4 on a fairly underpowered (700Mhz) box.  I actually have 2
> of the same boxes, but one uses a PVR350 and therefore uses the accelerated
> output, but my other box uses VGA for display, and I get really choppy
> video without XVMC.  If I enable XVMC in the setup screen, I get "Can't
> initialize Video" messages when trying to playback a recording.
> Any tips/tricks that anyone on here knows about?
> Thanks,
> Jeff

Install libXvMCW, compile Myth with support for it, point your XvMCConfig file 
at the XvMC lib for the 810 and you should be able to enable XvMC support 
within Myth and it should work.  libXvMCW is a wrapper that supports nVidia, 
Intel and Unichrome (possibly others?).

-- Harry O.

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