[mythtv-users] Internal DVD player problem with XvMC

stanley kamithi skamithi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 05:41:49 UTC 2007

see mythtv ticket #3125 for the fix.

On 3/6/07, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net> wrote:
> My internal DVD player has played the menu OK but has hung with repeated
> 'loading codec' messages when a title was selected.  There didn't seem
> to be many people reporting this.
> It appears that it was caused by my attempt to use XvMC - may be a
> problem with nVidia support of 'old' video cards, may be more general.
> Now with /etc/X11/XvMCConfig removed and Frontend setup -> TV settings
> -> Playback -> Decoder Settings -> Preferred MPEG2 decoder set to
> 'Standard' or 'libmpeg2' the playback of DVDs or iso images works
> properly.
> I've posted more details on atrpms-users.
> Just one query:  the sound comes through on the alternative channel.  I
> haven't seen a way to switch the default.  Anyone?
> TIA, John P
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