[mythtv-users] XvMC on NVidia with Myth .20 (Anyonegetting goodHD off a P4 3

Jake Palmer jakep_82 at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 6 01:12:01 UTC 2007

>>That CPU should work without XvMC. For reference I have an Athlon 64 3200+
>>and I get ~40% idle while watching 720p and 1080i with Bob. I scale all
>>output to 720p and I'm currently running SVN from about 2 weeks ago.
>I have a Sempron 2800+ that *almost* works without XvMC.  I've tweaked
>enough that about half of the HD recording play without prebuffer pauses.
>However, my test case is Fifth Element and I still get a number of
>pre-buffer pauses.
>You indicated that you scale all of your output to 720p.  How do you do
>that?  Do you transcode?  Or is the scaling done during playback?
>I'm hoping that this might be the final tweak that lets me play all my HD
>recording with a borderline frontend.
>Thanks in advance.

It's done on the fly during playback.  I have a single 720p modeline in 
xorg.conf so everything is output at that resolution.

My only other suggestion would be to enable extra audio buffering in the 
playback settings menu.  I had a couple recordings that stuttered, but that 
cured them.


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