[mythtv-users] Video Card Recommendation

Nick Bright boberz at thewatch.org
Tue Aug 12 14:17:23 UTC 2008

Brian C. Huffman wrote:
> Allen Edwards <allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com> wrote:
>> Nick Bright wrote:
> <snip>
>>> 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.
> <snip>
>> 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.
>> Allen
> 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.

My OSD is color, and I'm using XvMC.

  - Nick

> Brian
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