[mythtv-users] AppleTV + Mythbuntu

H Z hansz_2000 at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 3 12:14:30 UTC 2008

> Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 22:03:36 -0700
> From: scram69 at gmail.com
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] AppleTV + Mythbuntu
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 AM, H Z <hansz_2000 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I wonder if some kind soul here can help me. I've installed a co-exist
> > mythbuntu on my atv and am very close now to having it work for not only SD
> > content but also OTA HD mpeg2 content. The only thing is that when showing
> > 1080 OTA HD it has the slightest of stutters every 2 seconds or so for a
> > fraction of a second. Here's what my cpu/memory usage looks like displaying
> > SD :
> You should also check your frontend log to make sure you are actually
> using XvMC. (Your OSD should be in greyscale.)  The 2-second stutters
> were exactly what I was seeing when XvMC wasn't working.
> I did set the playback profiles per the bootloader wiki, but had to
> screw around with the contents of /etc/X11/XvMCConfig before the
> frontend would use XvMC.
> http://groups.google.com/group/atv-bootloader/browse_thread/thread/e17695ba6cc56b13/91f5853cfca89576?lnk=gst&q=XVMC#91f5853cfca89576

I just tried this setting out after deciding to give the network issue a break. If I plug into the switch I no longer get any errors on the interface. 

Since I still get the slight stutter though - I checked XvMCConfig and it was set to libXvMC.so.1 like you saw. So I changed it to be libXvMCNVIDIA_dynamic.so.1 which exists on my system but when I try to run HD content it bombs out with the following error :

AFD Error : Could not open codec 0x880bf00, id(MPEG2VIDEO_XVMC) type (Video) aborting. reason -1 

And then it seg faults.

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