[mythtv-users] xine and mythtv

Claude Gélinas agr. claude at phyto.qc.ca
Fri Jul 29 23:33:13 EDT 2005

Le jeudi 28 juillet 2005 à 22:47 -0700, Joe Votour a écrit :
> Are you using the new Xv driver for ivtv?
> If not, then the problem is that the CPU is doing all
> of the decoding and scaling, and thus, frame drops are
> expected.  Xv, which is common on most video cards,
> and in experimental state for the PVR-350 offloads the
> scaling to the video card, which reduces CPU load, and
> helps prevent the dropped frames.
> (Note: I used to use a PVR-350 for video output, but
> now use a GeForce 5200FX.  Once the Xv driver for ivtv
> matures a bit, I might give it a shot).
> -- Joe


I'll try to setup xine to use my graphic card which have an S-Video and
a DVI output.

The card is an ASUS Extreme AX 300SE, PCI express 16X, chipset is ATI
radeon x300SE. I don't know exactly which driver to use with linux Xorg
but I'll do my rtfm to find it.

thanks again

Claude Gélinas agr., dta
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