[mythtv-users] Flash, VDPAU, MythNetVision and You

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Fri Dec 3 16:10:13 UTC 2010

On Dec 3, 2010, at 9:07 AM, Richard Shaw wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 11:55 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
>> Okay, I've held out a few hours to see if anyone else would post
>> first, but I can't resist. (Plus, about to head to bed).
>> Adobe just posted a flash player 10.2 beta binary, with VDPAU support,
>> and initial testing shows marginally > 0% cpu utilization playing back
>> 1080p flash video.
>> So all those ion boxes just got a lot more interesting (and the
>> crystalhd got a bit less interesting at the same time). Should make
>> mythnetvision a lot more usable for a fair number of people...
>> I certainly plan to poke at it more Real Soon Now. Annoyed that they
>> continue to let 64-bit support lag -- develop with 64-bit support in
>> mind to begin with (or develop *only* on 64-bit), then 32-bit support
>> is a piece of cake. Ugh. Anyway...
>> http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/flashplayer10/stagevideo.html
>> http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=adobe_linux_vdpau&num=1
> I assume since only 32-bit versions are available that I'll need the
> 32-bit Nvidia libs on my 64-bit system?

Yeah, I'd count on it. 64-bit browser can of course use the 32-bit
plugin by way of nspluginwrapper, but once you're in the 32-bit
plugin, everything it uses is going to need to be 32-bit too.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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