[mythtv-users] Can't get glx to load

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 21:38:37 UTC 2006

On 1/27/06, kteague at speakeasy.net <kteague at speakeasy.net> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jerry Rubinow [mailto:jerrymr at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 08:16 PM
> > To: 'Discussion about mythtv'
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Can't get glx to load
> >
> > Because a Pundit motherboard only has PCI slots, and PCI doesn't seem
> > to have the bandwidth for HD.  I'm not sure how much lower XvMC's
> > bandwidth requirements are (if at all) than non-XvMC video, but I was
> > never able to get XvMC to play acceptably over the PCI.
> >
> > The on-board Sis, on the other hand, seems to have the bandwidth, and
> > I _should_ have the CPU, but I'm not sure why it's getting maxed out.
> > I compiled Myth with O3 and the processor-specific option.
> If the motherboard only has PCI slots, chances are the onboard video is PCI based, and data to/from it travel through the PCI bus.  So, I don't believe your woes with XvMC are due to the PCI bus.
> - Ken

On the Sis web site, it sound like the onboard video is AGP:


But aside from that, I'm not doing XvMC on the onboard video.  The CPU
is maxed.  Would that be the case if the CPU was waiting for the bus
to be free?


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