[mythtv-users] Problems with vdpau decoding HD content

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu May 13 18:44:49 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 1:14 AM, Scott <list-mythtv at bluecamel.eml.cc> wrote:
> This is a general query to help me with my troubleshooting of a playback problem on my FE.
> I have an ASRock 330 ION loaded with Mythbuntu 10.04 and the 0.23-fixes SVN 24572. The system uses the VDPAU Normal profile and is configured for 512MB of GPU RAM in BIOS.
> Playback with both recorded 720p and 1080i (OTA ATSC from a HDHR) shows seems to run into a glitch. The show starts off fine and pausing, FF/RW, and commercial skip all work fine. At some point, usually 12-30 minutes, the video starts jumping and sometimes the audio too. I see "prebuffering pause" messages logged in mythfrontend.log.
> To resolve the problem I have to reboot the system. To be sure, the following does NOT resolve the problem:
> 1) pause/unpause the show
> 2) stop/start playback again
> 3) exit mythfrontned and start mythfrontend again
> 4) exit X11 and start it again
> Thoughts? Is anyone else having trouble with vdpau and HD recordings on 0.23?

did you try the tips here:

also make sure the frequency of your video output is "60"hz

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