[mythtv-users] Vaapi use on Sandy Bridge

Richard Morton richard.e.morton at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 15:06:29 UTC 2012

Make a new profile (if it is anything like vdpau) you will need to chipper
in the profile to use vaapi decoder and or de-interlacer.

Myth doesn't use vdpau unless use tell it to so I would expect vaapi will
be similar.



Please excuse brevity and pistakes as
> Mark Kendall <mark.kendall at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 3. This may sound? like a stupid question but another user didn't even
> >> realise they needed to do this....vaapi needs to be selected as the
> decoder
> >> in the playback profile to use vaapi?
> > Yes (which will force the video renderer to opengl-vaapi and the osd to
> opengl2)
> I'm the other user William mentioned.
> In the playback profile, I chose Normal and assumed MythTV was smart
> enough to figure out that it could use vaapi.  Below normal, it says it's
> using ffmpeg and xvideo for display at the various resolutions.
> I flipped through the playback profiles and saw vdpau listed as one of
> them, but no vaapi, so exactly how do you enable vaapi support in mythtv
> (0.25) on a fresh install?
> vainfo claims vaapi is loaded.
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