[mythtv-users] Mythtv - xvidix?

Cecil Watson cwatson at linkline.com
Thu Feb 8 17:12:56 UTC 2007

Ben Edwards wrote:
> The player only supports uniformly spaced key frames.  xvid has
> variable spaced key frames.  I am fairly sure this has been asked for
> but is not considered very high priority.  Have a look through the
> archive for more info.
I believe this is what is is asking for:
> Ben
> On 08/02/07, Josť Oliver Segura <primijos at gmail.com> wrote:
>>       Hi all,
>>       anybody knows a place to suggest/ask for xvidix support in the
>>internal mythtv player? I used to use mplayer with xvidix to watch
>>videos (still doing it) and it only eats about 20% of CPU in my box.
>>Mythtv internal player uses XV (I think) and CPU usage goes up to 35%
>>aprox. It is good to watch only videos, but if the box starts to do
>>anything else (serve files via SMB, yum update [yum is very greedy!],
>>open an X-session from a remote X-server.. or just start a
>>recoding/commercial flagging), usage can grow till a point where live
>>tv can suffer and start to freeze (very strange, but it happens
>>       Best,
>>       Jose




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