[mythtv-users] Is this beefy machine really not enough to drive HD at 1080p?

Andreas linuxdreas at launchnet.com
Mon Apr 7 23:24:50 UTC 2008

Am Montag, 07. April 2008 14:32:56 schrieb Scott Harris:
> The file in question is a is a BluRay rip at 1080p with AC3 and x264.
> A similar file, at 720p, with DTS, or one with AC3, can play flawlessly.

That is less than half the pixels of a 1080p video...

> My mplayer command is the default: mplayer -fs -zoom -quiet -vo xv,
> but I've also been playing with various other setting, none of which
> seem to be any better.

Try to add -lavdopts threads=2:fast:skiploopfilter=all to your mplayer 
command line. Without the skiploopfilter option, I get bad A/V sync 
problems too.

> The log file spits out the following two pieces, the first is the
> mplayer info when it starts to play the file, the 2nd is the usual
> error about the system being too slow.

Well, the log may be right after all ;)


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