[mythtv-users] Frame rate problem when watching live TV
robthebob at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 14:44:06 UTC 2008
> > What is your basis for this statement? Fglrx definitely does support
> > xv as far as I am aware. Does it not support your graphics chip
> > properly?
> Flgrx has a problem with xv support for R600. When I configure for xv with
> "aticonfig --ovt=Xv" and reboot, and run xvinfo, I get the result "no
> adapters present".
This sounds like a problem.
> > Have you tried scheduling a recording and then watching the recording
> > while it is in progress? This should be exactly the same as watching
> > LiveTV.
Definitely give this a go to be sure.
> >> - Can the above possibility be checked by turning off the recordinfg when
> >> watching live TV?
> > No, try another program such as tvtime, mplayer, vlc etc to view the
> > stream directly.
> Tvtime terminates immediately with the message that it requires XV support.
> Mplayer hangs when I try to tune to a channel. On VLC, I get "No suitable
> access module for 'dvb:'". Any suggestions?
Try tuning with czap and dump the stream with dvbstream. Do a quick
google for examples. Then play the stream with mplayer.
> >> - Is mythtv-vid still a branch? Has there ever been a stable version? I
> >> have
> >> read somewhere in this list that part of the code has been merged to the
> >> trunk. Would it make sense to try an SVN version of MythTV (trunk)?
> > I think it has mostly been merged. I think your problems are more to
> > do with the configuration of your system than MythTV.
> The reason I tried mythtv-vid was the ability to configure alternatives to
In that case, possibly try SVN, where you can use opengl output,
however are you sure that this works? Be aware that upgrading to SVN
is a one-way process for your database.
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