[mythtv-users] gentoo VDPAU ported ebuilds or alternatives?
sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Tue Jun 9 21:37:10 UTC 2009
Thankyou. I will try and use these.
On Tue, 2009-06-09 at 08:55 -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 2:50 AM,
> sonofzev at iinet.net.au<sonofzev at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> > Hi All
> > I've had a system running on Gentoo for a while, but in an effort to consolidate
> > power usage I am moving my backend to my general home
> > file-server/firewall/router. Let me know if this is a bad idea first....
> > I have VDPAU capable cards for my two frontends, but have been waiting patiently
> > for the 0.22 release of MythTV.
> > I am not the most patient person so I was wondering about a few alternatives to
> > make use of VDPAU on my frontend machines.
> > 1. Running Gentoo on my backend with the most current 0.21 ebuild. . Using a
> > custom ebuild for the patched version (either making my own or using this one
> > http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-731657-highlight-vdpau+mythtv.html)
> > 2. Running Gentoo on my backend with the most current 0.21 ebuild, but using
> > mythbuntu (or ubuntu normal) with Jean's patched versions of 0.21.
> > 3. Any other alternatives that people might suggest.
> > Lastly, I could always keep waiting for 0.22 and for it to make it into portage..
> > if people think that it is getting close (say within 6 months) as my frontend
> > systems are powerful enough to do fairly good de-interlacing.
> > cheers
> I have the patches in my gentoo overlay.
> I am currently using this on my frontend and it works great.
> jmd0 ~ # equery l mythtv
> [ Searching for package 'mythtv' in all categories among: ]
> * installed packages
> [I--] [ ] media-tv/mythtv-0.21_p20549 (0)
> [I--] [ ] x11-themes/mythtv-themes-0.21_p20507 (0)
> jmd0 ~ # equery uses mythtv
> [ Searching for packages matching mythtv... ]
> [ Colour Code : set unset ]
> [ Legend : Left column (U) - USE flags from make.conf ]
> [ : Right column (I) - USE flags packages was installed with ]
> [ Found these USE variables for media-tv/mythtv-0.21_p20549 ]
> U I
> + + aac : Enables support for MPEG-4 AAC Audio
> + + alsa : Adds support for media-libs/alsa-lib
> (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture)
> - - altivec : Adds support for optimizations for G4 and
> G5/ppc970 processors
> - - autostart : Uses a custom autostart configuration
> gleened from expierence with MythTV since it's early versions and
> discussed with other MythTV maintainers and users. Does not rely on
> KDE being installed like most methods do.
> - - debug : Enable extra debug codepaths, like asserts
> and extra output. If you want to get meaningful backtraces see
> - - directv : Installs the DirecTV channel changing script
> so that you can configure MythTV to use it to change the channels on
> your DirecTV box.
> + + dvb : Adds support for DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting)
> + + dvd : Adds support for DVDs
> + + fftw : Use FFTW library for computing Fourier transforms
> + + ieee1394 : Enable FireWire/iLink IEEE1394 support (dv,
> camera, ...)
> - - jack : Adds support for the JACK Audio Connection Kit
> - - lcd : Tells MythTV that you have an instance of
> app-misc/lcdproc configured on your machine and it should output
> information such as current time, show name, episode name, etc to that
> - - lirc : Adds support for lirc (Linux's Infra-Red
> Remote Control)
> + + mmx : Adds support for optimizations for Pentium
> MMX and Athlon class processors
> + + opengl : Adds support for OpenGL (3D graphics)
> + + perl : Adds support/bindings for the Perl language
> + + python : Adds support/bindings for the Python language
> + + vdpau : <unknown>
> + + video_cards_nvidia : VIDEO_CARDS setting to build driver for
> nvidia video cards
> + + xvmc : Instructs MythTV to use XvMC for it's video
> output. By default, this will use the generic XvMC wrapper unless a
> specific video card driver is enabled via their VIDEO_CARDS USE flags.
> Installation instructions for my overlay are in the wiki:
> then install media-tv/mythtv-0.21_p20549 and also any of its plugins.
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