[mythtv-users] XvMC only with commflag or previewing?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 16:25:39 UTC 2007

On 1/5/07, Jon Boehm <boehm100 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to set up myth such that it will utilize XvMC only when doing
> commercial flagging or when it plays the icon size previews in the recorded
> programs list?  Seems like a good use of hardware assist without sacrificing
> picture quality.
> I've noticed that commercial flagging takes up all of my 3.2 P4 CPU when I'm
> recording 2 HD shows off of my HDHomeRun.  It's a lower priority task,
> right?  It would run in less than real time if of a higher priority task
> came along and requested some cpu time, correct?
> Thanks,
> Jon

For commflagging, basically no, since XvMC is for offloading
processing time for what you are displaying.
As for the recordings preview, its something Daniel has mentioned is
going into his work in the mythtv-vid branch.

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