[mythtv-users] VDPAU video can't initialize...
nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 22:40:34 UTC 2009
On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Gavin Peters <gavin at ytz.ca> wrote:
> I have an ASRock ION 330, and so I need VDPAU for a lot of my viewing.
> Sometimes, VDPAU doesn't initialize; restarting mythfrontend and trying again
> seems to work to solve this.
> But does anyone know how to avoid it? Sometimes it seems latency based; if I leave
> Myth for a long time so it's likely to be all swapped out, it seems more likely to
> not initialize the video... Mostly though it just seems random.
> Other times, playback works, but Myth stops or just won't compose its
> UI onto the playing video; usually shortly after it stops accepting
> commands... So I can't view menus, pause, skip, etc...
> More RAM? Sticky bit on the mythfrontned/npviewer binaries? Upgrade (from
> J. Random svn checkout)...
frontend logs comparing when it does/doesn't work.
version of mythtv you are using
version of nvidia drivers
Amount of RAM you have and how much of it is available to the video hardware.
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