[mythtv-users] VDPAU playback recording failing 0.22-fixes

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Nov 10 22:34:09 UTC 2009

On 11/09/2009 02:01 PM, David Knight wrote:
> On Wed, October 28, 2009 9:32 am, David Knight wrote:
>>    I've noticed Im getting a recording playback failure when attempting to
>> playback recordings of BBC HD on a GeForce 8600 GT(256MB, shows as
>> 512MB in nvidia-settings).
> Well I didn't get any replies :) so replying to my own message in case it
> benefits someone else with the same problem (I've seen this error posted a
> couple of times this year in gossamer threads.
> Well I changed my Nvidia GeForce 8500GT (256Mb) to a 9400GT (512Mb) and it
> looks like the problem has now gone away. VDPAU now initializes correctly
> everytime I view Live TV or a recording. So I can only surmise that the
> issue was lack of memory on the video card. Mplayer seems to get away with
> only having 256Mb of video RAM but Mythtv seems to want 512Mb to play with
> VDPAU without any hiccups.



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