[mythtv-users] PVR 350 and MythVideo

Duncan Brown mythtv at duncb.co.uk
Tue Jun 14 21:44:17 UTC 2005

John Harvey wrote:

>Presumably mythvideo is configured to run mplayer ?
>If so it is configured to run it with a command like
>mplayer -fs 
>If there are any -vo options then it defines the output driver 
>-vo x11 uses X
>-vo xv uses xv
>There are a couple of attempts at mplayer drivers that use the mpeg decoder
>on the 350 and these tend to lead to audio sync problems.
>-vo x11 works but uses a lot of cpu and has issues with not updating the
>framebuffer fast enough so you see tearing
>-vo xv works quite well as long as you are using the latest xdriver & ivtv
>but this code is very very new and doesn't work for everyone yet.
>Running mplayer on the command line it will tell you which driver it is
>actually using if left to its own devices to work it out.

Ah ok, i see,  I'm using x11 then. 

Changing  to xv results in sound but no picture on the tv. IIRC that 
worked fine when it was connected to a monitor (during setup)


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