[mythtv-users] VDPAU and auto-fill together?

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 19:38:34 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Brian J. Murrell
<brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 11:12 -0800, Robert McNamara wrote:
>> No.
> Damn.  The two most compelling reasons (for me) to upgrade are mutually
> exclusive.  :-(
>> Auto-fill only works with software decoding methods.
> I guess I don't know zilch about VDPAU.  Is it being given the MPEG2
> stream directly to decode?  I thought it was just "assisting".

VDPAU is both a decoder and a renderer.  The reduction in CPU use
mostly comes from having the device decode the stream, so yes, you
hand the driver the stream directly.

>> Patched welcome!
> :-)
>> Yes.  Moreso when using -v playback, but even standard verbosity will
>> mention using VDPAU.
> OK.  Good to know.
>> Ouija board.  Or just choose the one that looks best to you while not
>> exceeding your card's capabilities and causing stuttering.
> Ahhh.  I guess choose was the wrong word.  How do I acutally select one?
> Where in the settings does one tweak VDPAU options?

In Playback profiles, in TV Playback settings.


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