[mythtv-users] XvMC wiki page

Jesse Guardiani jesse at wingnet.net
Thu Feb 16 16:40:34 UTC 2006

James Dastrup wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 20:41 +1100, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
>> On 2/16/06, Jesse Guardiani <jesse at wingnet.net> wrote:
>>         Mine is too. Run `hostname` and see what it gives you then try
>>         using that.
>> Hello.
>> Well, I tried everything mentioned on the wiki.
>> OSD is still in black & white. I've reverted to normal  decoding .. It
>> doesn't use too much CPU on my machine anyway, my machine is 82% IDLE
>> when I watch a HDTV (1440x1080i) channel. 
>> JY
> If you're only using 18% CPU when watching HD content without XvMC, why
> in the world would you want to use it?  I would suggest you stay far
> away from XvMC, and just enjoy your supercomputer.

Yeah, but why burn CPU if you don't have to? I don't have any HD 
content, so I can't vouch for
XvMC with HD, but with 0.19 XvMC works EXCELLENT on my machine. Color 
OSD, no flicker,
no stutter during playback/ff/rw. And I gain a few extra percent idle 
CPU. I really can't complain. It's

Jesse Guardiani
Programmer/Sys Admin
jesse at wingnet.net

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