[mythtv-users] sAGA cONTINUES

David Brieck Jr. dbrieck at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 20:24:13 UTC 2007

On 10/12/07, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2007, at 10:15 AM, chris at idlelion.net wrote:
> > The combination of 2.53GHz P4 CPU and GeForce 6200 video card
> > should be
> > enough to play back HDTV, but it's not quite fast enough.
> >
> > I am using the nVidia proprietary driver, and my distribution is
> > Fedora 7
> > and the ATRpms MythTV package.
> >
> > XvMC seems to be installed and not working, even though 3D is. I've
> > tried
> > Standard XvMC and Via XvMC playback, and neither is quite fast
> > enough, as
> > well as other tweaks from the mythtv.org wiki on tweaking XvMC.
> I have a GeForce 6200 as well, in my desktop machine, and I've never
> gotten XvMC to work either.  I know the drivers are installed
> correctly because 3D acceleration works.  But when I turn on XvMC,
> CPU consumption doesn't go down and I still get a color OSD.
> Has anyone actually gotten XvMC working on this card?

Did you guys happen to miss the first step to actually enable XvMC for
the Nvidia drivers?


Add your XvMC library module name to the /etc/X11/XvMCConfig file,
creating a new one if necessary

   1. For binary Nvidia drivers, the contents of XvMCConfig should be

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