[mythtv-users] XvMCTex Init failed

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jan 24 02:31:40 UTC 2008

On 01/23/2008 02:45 PM, Brian Phillips wrote:
> Can someone help me figure out how to clear up this error that appears
> in my mythfrontend log?
> 2008-01-23 14:41:16.369 VideoOutputXv: XvMCTex: Init failed
> 2008-01-23 14:41:16.370 VideoOutputXv Error: Could not find suitable
> XVideo surface.
> 2008-01-23 14:41:16.370 VideoOutputXv: Falling back to X shared memory
> video output.
>                   *** May be slow ***

Fix your display drivers.  You're either using drivers that don't
support Xv or don't support Xv at the resolution of your videos or that
aren't installed properly.

For info on how to fix your drivers, we'll need to know what video
card/drivers you're currently using.


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