[mythtv-users] Trying to get XVMC to work.
stuart at xnet.com
Tue Apr 22 15:46:31 UTC 2008
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 9:24 AM, stuart <stuart at xnet.com
> <mailto:stuart at xnet.com>> wrote:
> Thanks Kevin... I know there are a number of errors. I thought I would
> go after the "tallest weed" first. Also, this set up will play back
> stuttering video using the "slim" profile. So (my thinking), things
> should only improve if the mpeg2 decoding is moved from software to
> I have gone through the wiki and I'll have another go at it. FYI, my
> mythtv box is a Debin/Unstable, 3GHz, 1GByte & Nvidia-6000 based system.
> > Make sure that in the playback profile group the max cpus (next to
> > where you assign XvMC as the decoder) is set to 1. If it's set to
> > more than one it will fail...though probably only if you have
> > hyper-threading or multiple CPUs.
> > Tom
> Ah, didn't see that "sub menu" under edit. I checked and all are set to
> using only 1 CPU.
> > Did you config the XvMCConfig file?
> > [myth at mythtv ~]$ cat /etc/X11/XvMCConfig
> > libXvMCNVIDIA_dynamic.so.1
> > [myth at mythtv ~]$
> > Mitchell
> Yes, I have actually tried all these:
> ==> /etc/X11/XvMCConfig <==
> ==> /etc/X11/XvMCConfig.20080219 <==
> ==> /etc/X11/XvMCConfig.20080417 <==
> ...thanks everyone, I'll post a follow up if / when something starts
> I hate to state the obvious, but have you confirmed which file you have
> on your system, it's name, and it's location? The wiki has an example
> of how to find the XvMC library if you used an RPM install but
> confirming the file you're referencing exists and that you have the
> right filename should be a first thing. The xorg.conf would be nice also.
Ok, here's the whole xorg.conf file....
(...please see my other post describing what I did to get HD working for
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