[mythtv-users] VDPAU w/HD-PVR and more

Steve Heistand steve at heistand.org
Mon Dec 1 16:34:52 UTC 2008

On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 11:15:14 -0500, Matt S. wrote
> Couple of questions:
> 1) Has anyone tested VDPAU in trunk with recordings from the HD-PVR?
> How well does it perform since from what I've read, the h.264 encoding
> from and hd-pvr is slightly different/unique.  Does it offload
> properly to the GPU with VDPAU and are the any benchmarks?
> 2) How do the temps look on the video cards with and without VDPAU
> usage?  Obviously the majority of us want passively cooled video
> cards, and I'm just curious how hot the suckers get when running
> different codecs/samples on the GPU using VDPAU versus XV.

I do 720p 6mbit hdpvr recordings and they all worked fine
in my test of vdpau. I didnt notice any visual differences
(other then the OSD thing) but I didnt use it extensively
since it has issues with my mkv files.

nor did I bother checking temps on the card.

"Why is it so hot inside this handbasket?"
Steve Heistand
steve at heistand.org

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