[mythtv-users] VDPAU, GT220 / and xvid videos

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Tue Jan 25 21:33:31 UTC 2011

On 1/25/2011 16:29, Yves de Brauer wrote:
> Le 25/01/2011 21:35, Raymond Wagner a écrit :
>> On 1/25/2011 15:20, Yves de Brauer wrote:
>>> Either the issue is a bug in mythtv (see ticket #9311, but why
>>> ATOM/ION system plays it just fine?) or my GT220 card is faulty (but
>>> why can mplayer/vdpau play it correctly?) or what?
>> The 9400M on the ION does not support decoding of MPEG4 ASP (xvid), so
>> MythTV fell back to software decoding. Ticket #9311 is for improperly
>> encoded h264 video, completely unrelated to your issue. Try altering
>> your playback profile so content under a certain resolution uses the
>> software decoders and OpenGL, rather than trying to use VDPAU.
> Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
> Selected video codec: [ffodivx] vfm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg MPEG-4)
> VO: [vdpau] 1016x442 => 1016x442 Planar YV12  [fs] [zoom] 

That looks like you're using VDPAU as the output renderer in place of 
OpenGL or XVideo, but still using mplayer's software decoders.

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