[mythtv-users] vdpau sanity check

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Jun 24 16:09:51 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 11:59:29AM -0400, jansenj wrote:
> So I thought I'd venture into the world of vdpau, and am hoping someone can
> help me do a sanity check.
> My setup:
> AMD 3200 Athlon64 2GHz
> 3G RAM
> ATSC hdhomerun recordings
> Display on 1080p screen
> 9500GT 512MB
> With vdpau enabled, and using Advanced 2x deinterlace, I'm still at 30%
> CPU...but as I write this I realize it is most likely still sitting at 1GHz
> freq for ondemand.  Does this utilization number sound reasonable?
> I was previously at about 50% Utilized at the full 2Ghz using XVMC on a
> 6600.
> The next challege is getting Audio over HDMI.  .

    Run the frontend with "-v libav". This will allow you to confirm
whether or not you are really using vdpau. If you've installed nvidia
drivers from more than one source, it can be hairy sorting everything


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