[mythtv-users] Framebuffer for MythTV?

Michael Tiller michael.tiller at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 17:25:03 UTC 2006

I just came across your post because I had the same question.  Too bad
nobody answered it. :-(


On 11/5/06, Chad <masterclc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone use MythTV on a framebuffer?  I'm just getting started
> looking into framebuffers and I see that MythTV has "directFB"
> support.  So, I'm wondering if it's possible to use the proprietary
> Via drivers (and an HDTV capable chipset) and the MythTV directFB
> output to actually utilize mpeg4 acceleration, and full HDTV decoding
> without involving things like XvMC, and driver issues (since it would
> be low level device driven correct?)?
> I'm sure I'm missing something, I haven't found a lot of info on
> people doing this, so please feel free to give me a FB-101 that opens
> my eyes on why this won't work.
> Thanks!
> -Chad
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