[mythtv-users] Unable to Initialize Video

Robert Coup robert2 at coup.net.nz
Wed Jun 8 11:19:55 UTC 2005

Greg Mitchell wrote:

> Anyway, mythfrontend runs fine, and I even get a preview video when I 
> go to "Watch Recordings" but when I pick a recording, I get an "Unable 
> to Initialize Video" message, and the log shows:
> Any thoughts on how I can get this going?  Any further information I 
> can supply to help diagnose what's wrong?

If you go to Setup...TV Settings...Playback and turn off "Use XvMC 
Hardware Decoding" (or similar XvMC options) does it help?

Can you play movies manually in xine or mplayer?

Rob :)

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