[mythtv-users] Xine issues
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 14:58:19 EST 2005
On 13/12/05, Peter Osterberg <Peter at supergirl.se> wrote:
> Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> > On Tuesday 13 December 2005 11:28, Mark J. Small wrote:
> >> On December 13, 2005 08:31 am, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> >>> These work for me. -V xshm got rid of my shaky playback. --no-splash
> >>> and --no-logo do what they look like they do.
> >>> DVD:
> >>> xine -pfhq -V xshm --no-splash --no-logo dvd://%s
> >>> Video:
> >>> xine -pfhq -V xshm --no-splash --no-logo %s
> >> Hmmm the xine docs claim that xshm is a lot slower than xv. Does real
> >> world
> >> experience say otherwize?
> > xshm will use software to scale the video for the current screen size,
> > so it will tax your CPU a lot more. Depending on how much processing
> > power you have, it may stutter (or it may not, but will take up a lot
> > of CPU).
> > Any of the hardware-accelerated scaling methods would be better (xv,
> > xvmc, opengl, sdl ). If one is shaky, try another. At work, I have a
> > Nvidia Vanta LT that doesn't like to do Xv really well, but using
> > OpenGL output works just fine.
> I'll try 'em all. I have a Radeon 9600 and a P4 3GHz so I guess that
> performance should be good enough. I only run 800x600 24 bit.
> xshm looks like crap in my box, hopefully at least one driver will look
> better! It should work since I managed to get rid of this problem when
> watching ordinary TV.
Assuming you have the ATI fglrx driver installed and xvinfo states xv
support is present, try using -V xv in xine. This cured the xine
playback issues I had on a Radeon 9100 system.
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