[mythtv-users] XvMC output not working
david at ellisonline.ca
Sat Jul 30 20:46:27 EDT 2005
Its funny, I've spent most of the day trying to get this to work
properly, succeeded (briefly) - only to find intermittent failures.
AMD64 3200, with 1GB of RAM
HD3000 using DVB drivers
Gentoo Linux with gentoo-sources 2.6.12-r4
I can get acceptable HD playback with real time threads - but real
time threads crashes the program guide if I try and change a channel.
XVMC will work (sometimes) - but it is really random.
Nvidia has a open bug for this (it is a driver bug) - but .7667 was
supposed to be the fix.
Anyone who has this working - What Video card are you using? (maybe I
could just upgrade/downgrade the video).
On 30-Jul-05, at 7:50 PM, Michael Haan wrote:
> On 7/30/05, Chad <masterclc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7/30/05, Dave <dbadia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 7/30/05, Todd Ignasiak <ignasiak at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I just got through rebuilding my system using Gentoo
>>>> x86-64. In
>>>> that new configuration, I began having XvMC problems.
>>>> In my current config, XvMC will work if I run mythfrontend as root.
>>>> So, I apparently have a permissions problem. You might give
>>>> that a
>>>> try.. I get the same error message you listed when I run as a
>>> Well, I tried the 7667 drivers, and I tried running the frontend as
>>> root, but I'm still getting the errors.
>>> Seems strange that running as root works for you but not me,
>>> maybe I'm
>>> missing something?
>> I was having quite the problem with this too. I am running High Def,
>> so I really worked diligently to get this going. I have an AMD64
>> 3200, and nvidia GF4 440MX
>> I finally got it running with the latest drivers (7667). I did have
>> to recompile myth a couple times while toying with different
>> myth builds against the installed version.
>> Good Luck!
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> For what it's worth, my experience is similar to Dave's. I've not yet
> tried 7667.
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