[mythtv-users] XvMC HD Playback w/ OSD slows playback
Rich.West at wesmo.com
Tue Sep 18 00:45:06 UTC 2007
Rich West wrote:
> Alex Halovanic wrote:
>> Are you sure that it is slowing down the entire time that the OSD is
>> onscreen? Or is it just when the OSD is in the process of popping up
>> and/or fading out? If this is the case, then you can disable the OSD
>> fade time in the theme files or in mythfrontend if you're running a
>> recent svn version. Also worth trying out is the Chromakey OSD hack
>> in that wiki page if you're using a 4 or 5 series card, as it uses a
>> different method to paint the OSD.
> To be honest, no, I am not sure if it is due to the fade or not. I'll
> check tonight.. I ran out of steam last night. Unfortunately, in this
> case, I am using an nVidia 6200 which doesn't have the hack. :(
> One interesting tidbit I noticed this morning was that our 32" LCD runs
> great with XvMC. It's only the system pushing the larger TV (58"
> Plasma) that is exhibiting this symptom. The systems are identical
> except for the xorg.conf and alsa.conf files. I'll have to do a little
> more testing in the evening
Hrmm.. nope. It is when any part of the OSD is up, not just during the
fade in/fade out.
I'll try swapping the boxes just to see if the problem follows the system.
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