[mythtv-users] Upgrade to VDPAU or fix my xorg file

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Jun 3 22:37:19 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 03 June 2009 16:31:17 Jim Stichnoth wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > VDPAU-capable cards are remarkably cheap, even PCI cards are reported to
> > work, though they might have problems with non-VDPAU stuff (OSD?).
> Certainly true for the 8400GS PCI card I got for testing.  On a
> 1366x768 display, OSD fade causes major stuttering, as does
> closed-caption display when the cc text is rapidly changing, like
> live-captioned news or sports.  The occasional cc text or OSD isn't
> really noticeable.
> Isaac Richards posted here that this is because the OSD hasn't yet
> been converted to VDPAU, but it will at some point.

It certainly makes sense that the video would be worked on before the OSD. We 
all have to remember that nothing VDPAU-related is officially released yet. 
You can't expect pre-release code to perform pefectly, or at all for that 

It's really remarkable that the devs have got on the VDPAU issue as quickly as 
they have.

beww at beww.org

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