[mythtv-users] Video Card Recommendation
Brian C. Huffman
bhuffman at graze.net
Tue Aug 12 13:32:50 UTC 2008
Allen Edwards <allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com> wrote:
> Nick Bright wrote:
> > Why wouldn't you want to use XvMC? I'm not trying to disparage you - I'm
> > curious. I haven't read anything negative about XvMC, but I've seen some
> > posts and pages mentioning not wanting to use it by a number of people.
> > If there's a good reason to not use XvMC, I'd really like to know what
> > it is so I can make an informed decision on using it in my setup.
> I tried XvMC on my AMD based 5400 setup and it really is not a very good
> experience. I can't remember exactly but when the OSD comes on things
> break up or something.
I don't think the breaking up is due to the XvMC. I believe that's a CPU issue but I could be wrong.
As far as why I don't want XvMC - as far as I know you can't get color OSD when using XvMC. Once again, I don't mind being corrected if that's not true.
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