[mythtv-users] strange VDPAU issue

James Orr james.orr7 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 07:40:19 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 3:12 AM, James Orr <james.orr7 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a rather odd VDPAU issue, it only seems to be affecting one channel,
> the local CBS station.
> If I go to the channel through Live TV, everything seems to work.  If I try
> to watch a recording from that channel, even something that I'd just watched
> through Live TV, it will not play.  It just goes black for a while than says
> there was an error.
> On the frontend log I get a lot of errors like this ....
> 2009-06-13 03:06:44.170 [mpegvideo_vdpau @ 0xb737f028]get_buffer() failed
> (0 1073741824 2 (nil))
> 2009-06-13 03:06:44.170 AFD Error: Unknown decoding error
> If I turn off VDPAU the file does play (with stuttering of course).

If I autotranscode the file then it will play.  Not a perfect solution as I
won't be able to watch it while it's recording, but better than nothing.
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