[mythtv-users] XvMC and libmpeg2 to be dropped in 0.25

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Dec 5 23:37:10 UTC 2010

On 12/5/2010 16:29, jedi wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 05, 2010 at 11:26:57AM -0800, BP wrote:
>> A cheap Atom based computer should be able to decode SD content
>> without GPU assistance.  How old is your hardware in that it cannot
> Well, an Atom will certainly do well enough for MPEG2. It will manage
> to "squeak by" for DIVX. So it probably has no hope of coping with h264.
> So it's paramount that whatever acceleration features are available on the
> GPU are supported (whatever they are).

XvMC does not help DivX, XviD, or H264 decoding in any manner.

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