[mythtv-users] XvMC output not working

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Mon May 23 15:01:42 UTC 2005

Gavin Haslett wrote:

>I had the exact same problem with my setup running a Geforce MX440 card.
>I added the following to my "Device" section in /etc/X11/xorg.conf;
>Option   "XvmcUsesTextures" "true"
>Double check you're using accelerated nvidia drivers, and make sure your
>xmvclibs are up to date. Works like a champ for me, though a little
>flaky on my motherboard due to what I suspect are DMA problems (will
>report back on that after an upcoming mobo upgrade)
>Hope this helps! 
I just actually realized I missed over this post.  I enabled this option
and restarted X, and to my surprise it worked again.  I'll see over the
next few days if the color OSD decides to make another cameo...

There are still issues that it gives me for X errors however, and i'm
not sure what those are caused by.

supermario at supermario ~ $ mythfrontend
2005-05-23 10:58:44.367 New DB connection, total: 1
Total desktop width=1280, height=1024, numscreens=1
2005-05-23 10:58:44.406 Using screen 0, 1280x1024 at 0,0
2005-05-23 10:58:44.410 mythfrontend version: 0.18.20050504-1 www.mythtv.org
2005-05-23 10:58:44.410 Enabled verbose msgs : important general
2005-05-23 10:58:44.742 Switching to square mode (Iulius)
mythtv: could not open config file /home/supermario/.mythtv/lircrc
mythtv: No such file or directory
Failed to read lirc config /home/supermario/.mythtv/lircrc for mythtv
2005-05-23 10:58:45.699 Joystick disabled.
2005-05-23 10:58:45.758 Registering Internal as a media playback plugin.
2005-05-23 10:58:46.931 All Programs
2005-05-23 10:58:47.329 Connecting to backend server:
(try 1 of 5)
2005-05-23 10:58:47.336 Using protocol version 16
2005-05-23 10:58:48.986 New DB connection, total: 2
2005-05-23 10:58:49.131 Disable DPMS
2005-05-23 10:58:49.434 Opening audio device 'default'.
X Error: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes) 8
  Major opcode:  141
  Minor opcode:  14
  Resource id:  0x1d8
2005-05-23 10:58:49.535 Couldn't get the color key color, and we need it.
You likely won't get any video.
2005-05-23 10:58:49.922 Changing from None to WatchingPreRecorded
2005-05-23 10:58:49.923 Realtime priority would require SUID as root.
XvMC: picture structure FRAME
2005-05-23 10:58:50.094 Video timing method: SGI OpenGL
2005-05-23 10:58:56.885 Changing from WatchingPreRecorded to None
2005-05-23 10:58:56.902 Changing from None to None
2005-05-23 10:58:57.000 Enable DPMS

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