[mythtv-users] XvMC works in xine, but not Myth

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu Jun 2 13:41:32 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 01 June 2005 11:55 pm, Ray Lischner wrote:
> I've been putting together my first Myth box. I intend it to be purely a
> backend, but until I am ready to build a WAF-ready frontend, I am using
> it as a frontend for testing purposes. To that end, I bought an nVidia
> FX5200 card (Asus). Thus, the specs are: Athlon XP 2000+, 256MB RAM,
> Asus A7V8X-X mainboard, nVidia FX 5200, and two HD-3000 cards, running
> Suse 9.3 (with pcHDTV 2.0 DVB drivers, xine-lib 1.0.1 instead of the
> crippled Suse version, latest nVidia drivers & XvMC, XvMCW 0.9.3, and
> Myth 0.18.1).
> I can record shows, and use xine to playback the individual .nuv files.
> So I know playback works, and XvMC works. (Otherwise, an XP 2000 would
> not be able to playback 720i smoothly.)

If a 1800+ can play back 720p smoothly (ie, my machine) in non-Xv mode, why 
would a 2000+ not be able to?


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