[mythtv-users] Multiplexing vs multiple cards
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Fri Nov 5 03:01:53 UTC 2010
On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Paul Buchanan <paul.buchanan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alrighty. So I have loads of things to follow up on now that I've received
> so many responses.
> This one in particular intrigues me, specifically the option to "offload the
> display processing to the gpu". I have an nvidia card (not sure of the
> model right now since I"m not at home).
> How would one do such a thing?
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Which nVidia GPU? If it's an Geforce 8300 or newer, you should be able
to get VDPAU acceleration working - it's as simple as installing the
nVidia binary-blob driver and changing the playback profile.
Search the wiki for VDPAU.
But in a Pentium 4 box, I'm guessing you're using an AGP card, which
would make it as 7xxx series or older....
There is also XVmC, which is....awful, but still useful. Again, search the wiki.
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