[mythtv-users] Request for help with playback (recordings and video)

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 20:09:00 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 2:47 PM, Kenneth Emerson
<kenneth.emerson at gmail.com>wrote:

>> I'll stop you right there.  The GeForce 6600 isn't a VDPAU capable card.
>>  Only the 8000+ series cards support it.  That being said, it means you're
>> running everything in software and on the CPU and it sounds like the specs
>> are up to playing back then content.  The easiest fix would be to drop a new
>> video card (they're not that expensive) in the system and enjoy.
>> Kevin
> Ok. That was my mistake. I grabbed the first number out of my Xorg log file
> which evidently is some generic class.  Further down I see that the card is
> a Ge Force 9500GT.

In that case, run your frontend with -v playback in a console window and be
sure VDPAU is initializing properly.  Also, what deinterlacer are you using?
 I've only had VDPAU problems when I tried to use a deinterlacer (Advanced
x2, etc) that was beyond the capabilities of my card

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