[mythtv-users] XvMC and libmpeg2 to be dropped in 0.25
beww at beww.org
Sun Dec 5 20:09:55 UTC 2010
On Sunday, December 05, 2010 01:00:26 pm Juhani Rautiainen wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Dec 2010, Brian Wood wrote:
> > Of course they were using highly-optimized code for the DVD player,
> > so it might be better to say that 750 Mhz. is required to decode
> > SD mpeg2 in software. Myth does more than just play the file, so
> > it would need a little more than just decoding would require.
> I'm using ffmpeg decoding in playback and it consumes 25-30% of
> Pentium-M running at 800 MHz (which can scale up to 1.73 GHz). Even
> when recording with one channel with DVB-C and doing simultaneous
> playback and commercial detection it seldom went over 800 MHz in
> 0.23-fixes. With 0.24-fixes CPU goes to 1.73 GHz and commercial
> detection ends almost same time as recording.
A good datapoint, thanks.
> > Of course h264 is an entirely different story.
> My machine can't handle this at all. That's why I'm looking passive
> single slot VPDAU card. But atleast in Finland they are hard to
If by "single slot" you mean "doesn't block the adjacent slot" you may
have problems. Most (make that every) fanless VDPAU card I have seen
will block the adjacent slot to some degree.
I have an EVGA 8400GS card with a fan that can barely be heard (just
put it into service last night in fact), I have also seen some
replacement GPU fans on the market that might be quieter than some
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