[mythtv-users] playback of h.264 videos

Matt skd5aner at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 18:54:59 UTC 2007

On 9/4/07, Terry Yee <monkey.stacker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure if this helps Matt, but i just reinstalled myth (0.20.2) on my
> system (Fedora core 7): athlon xp 2500+, 1GB ram, nvidia 6200LE and
> succesfully played a 3 to 4GB 1080p movie encoded in h.264, and a 3GB 720p
> movie also encoded in h.264.  So maybe you need to upgrade mplayer or your
> video card driver.  Previously on my FC4 system with i think mythtv 0.19,
> and an older mplayer version, it wouldn't play either of those videos.  The
> 1080p movie would show about 2/3rds the screen, play very slowly, and no
> audio.  I think mplayer has had some big h.264 improvements recently.

This might make me sound like an idiot, but is mplayer even required?
I want to utilize the internal player for mythvideo.


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