[mythtv-users] HD playback on Myth, 0-23-fixes

Liam Friel liam.friel at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 08:20:10 UTC 2010

I'll try that thanks ... was distracted there recently by some networking
issues but will check it this evening

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 5:21 AM, Kevin Ross <kevin at familyross.net> wrote:

>  On 9/5/2010 2:47 PM, Liam Friel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have an Acer Revo 3610, about 6 months old. It has dual-core Atom 330
>> with NVIDIA ION chipset of some recent vintage ... according to the forums
>> (I think) this should work fine.
>> I confess to not having checked the gory details, since I am not super
>> familiar with the myth frontend ... I was happily using only the xbmc
>> frontend with the myth backend, until I embarked recently on trying to get
>> DVB-T working ... this was with the standard Ubuntu binary install which is
>> currently myth 0.22
>> Nor did I pay huge attention when building the 0-23-fixes branch. I took
>> defaults for everything.
>> On the frontend, I have tried all variants (on the UI) of Playback setting
>> for VDPAU and one or two of the non-VDPAU settings. None of these seem to
>> make any obvious difference to my playback troubles.
>> I am sure you're right and it's just a FE issue since recordings will both
>> playback in XBMC, and play find in XBMC when streamed by the myth backend...
>> but I don't yet know what bits of it to tweak on the UI (or when building)
>> to make this go away ...
> As Tortise suggested, make sure compositing is turned off.  You can edit
> your xorg.conf by hand, but it's easier to just run:
> sudo nvidia-xconfig --no-composite
> and then restart X.
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