[mythtv-users] VDPAU ?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 01:45:20 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 1:03 PM, Tortise <tortise at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
> Nick
> One potential (again temporary?) advantage of such CPU grunt is that VLC can also well play our 1080i - as VLC has yet to gain
> vdpau. (So far as I know)
> This of course assumes one might want to do that, I do and it works well as I play live 1080i content from a HDHomerun - it well
> avoids questions of live TV issues in myth!
> It has also been pointed out that comm flagging can be better handled by more CPU while video is offloaded to the GPU.
> There are plenty of places I'd look for problems playing vdpau before I'd look to the CPU.

Yes CPU grunt still has its uses, I was just explaining that the OP
obviously misunderstood the comment about the E8500

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