[mythtv-users] Problems setting up XvMC

William Munson william_munson at bellsouth.net
Wed Mar 28 11:57:32 UTC 2007

Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> I'm having trouble getting XvMC to start up.  Here's what I've done so
> far:
> - downloaded the sources from
>   http://svn.mythtv.org/svn/branches/release-0-20-fixes/mythtv
> - configured with --enable-xvmc
> - set the preferred MPEG2 decoder to Standard XvMC (also extra audio
>   buffering, as recommended at
>   http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/XvMC).
> - Create a file /etc/X11/XvMCConfig with the content
>   'libXvMCNVIDIA_dynamic.so.1'
> When I try to view a recorded programme, I get the following messages:
Something is wrong with your install. You should not have to manually 
create your library. Try reinstalling your nvidia drivers.

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