[mythtv-users] Xine issues

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Dec 13 21:10:26 EST 2005

I am using PVR-350's tv out. I can play using the Xv driver, but it's  
jumpy with some DVDs, so I switched to xshm and never thought much  
more about it.

On Dec 13, 2005, at 9:01 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:

> 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?
>> Personally I compiled my xine to use xvmc for more gforce mx  
>> 4000.  I don't use xvmc for mythtv yet, but it works great with  
>> xine.  My P3 733 plays DVD's beautifully that way.
> I would bet that Brad is using a PVR-350 for output and hasn't yet  
> upgraded to/installed John Harvey's X driver with Xv support.   
> Other than using a device driver without Xv support, I can't  
> imagine any reason for using xshm.
> Mike
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