[mythtv-users] Playback Profiles - OpenGL 1080i vs 720p

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 01:42:47 UTC 2009

2009/11/19 Bob <mythtv at cox.net>:
> I'm using mythtv version 0.21.20080304-1 and have set-up a custom playback
> profile.  My TV is set to 1920x1080.  When I playback 1080i content using my
> 1080i profile with OpenGL it works as I expect.
> However, when I playback 720p content, the low shows:
> VideoOutputXv: Desired video renderer 'opengl' not available.
>                        codec 'MPEG2' makes 'xv-blit,xshm,xlib,' available,
> using 'xv-blit' instead.

you need to compile with with opengl: (add --enable-opengl-video
--enable-opengl-vsync  to the configure option)

And BTW, get a newer version of 0.21-fixes

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