[mythtv-users] alternate profile for Videos that won't play using VDPAU

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 04:54:36 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Glen <glen.hawksworth at bigpond.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have an NVidia Ion2 frontend in my lounge and some of my downloaded
> videos don't play properly when using VDPAU. They go all blocky.
> So far I have tried switching to the "Slim" profile (not the "VDPAU
> Slim") and it plays perfectly.
> I know you used to be able to have a selectable alternate video player
> (VLC, MPlayer, etc.) but is there a way to select an alternate profile
> for videos that don't play correctly? Other than manually going into the
> playback settings, of course.

leftfield< are the downloaded videos all a particular resolution that
none of the OK videos are? If so set up a profile where all videos of
that resolution go to a non vdpau playback method?

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