[mythtv-users] XvMC HD Playback w/ OSD slows playback

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Tue Sep 18 01:06:47 UTC 2007

Rich West wrote:
> 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.

It looks to be something unique with that system since the problem 
followed the box.  I'll just go through and rebuild it from scratch. :)


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