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

Joe Barnhart joebarnhart at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 6 17:11:53 UTC 2005

--- Donavan Stanley <geckofiend at gmail.com> wrote:

> No you missed the fact that I don't bother to read the users list all
> that often.  You've also apparently missed the HDTV playback
> performance threads Jarod Wilson started as well.

Sorry, I'm not trying to be a putz.  I read all atsc threads
> I play everythign back on a 720p display so I use a 720p modeline. 
> Given that the scaling is all done on the video hardware it doesn't
> matter all that much what the ouput resolution is for the CPU as long
> as it can decode the various resolutions.

My experience with my 1080i modeline is that 720p material takes
measurably less CPU than 1080i material.  This is using Xv, not XvMC,
on a nVidia 5700 card.

> I do have some  stuff I know is 1080i sitting around to be watched,
> I'll try it out just to be sure once my wife is done with the TV. 
> It's possible that everything else I record in highdef is 720p but I
> doubt it.

I will watch for the conclusions of your experiments.


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