[mythtv-users] XvMC

Derek Meek thekazan at gmail.com
Tue May 16 16:53:07 EDT 2006

Decent Guy wrote:

> i just recently upgraded from a Radeon 7000 AGP 32MB card (on which I
> had Myth 0.19 running successfully) to a nVidia 6200 128MB AGP card.  
> Myth is working allright as expected.  Haven't made any major changes
> except for chaning xorg.conf's driver from radeon to nvidia.
> Question is:  how can I take advantage of XvMC capabilities of myth,
> mplayer, xine, etc?   Do i have to put something in xorg.conf (perhaps
> options xvmc) ?  how do i know if it's currently already automatically
> started taking advantage of XvMC or not after upgrading the video card?
> More info:  0.19 build is my own build.  mplayer and xine have also
> been built rather than using rpms.   i'm using FC4.
> i know that you can configure mplayer and others to say --enable-xvmc
> (or something along those lines), but my question is, does anything
> need to be enabled for the X-server from xorg.conf?
> Thank you for your help in advance.
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