[mythtv-users] Can't play DVD's or Blurays in Mythtv but can with vlc

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Jul 31 16:20:03 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 07:17:07PM -0700, Stephen Myers wrote:
> I cannot watch DVD's or Blurays in mythtv.  They work with vlc.  When I
> look in mythfrontend.log I see the following:

....are you running this on a weak machine with VDPAU?

Just a guess. 

The desktop players tend to sort themselves out whereas you have to specifically 
tell MythTV to use GPU acceleration if you've got it.

> Jul 25 16:27:23 mythbox mythfrontend[2525]: N CoreContext
> mythplayer.cpp:2078 (PrebufferEnoughFrames) Player(1): Waited 19998ms for
> Jul 25 16:27:23 mythbox mythfrontend[2525]: E CoreContext
> mythplayer.cpp:2101 (PrebufferEnoughFrames) Player(1): Waited too long for
> decoder to fill video buffers. Exiting..
> Jul 25 16:27:23 mythbox mythfrontend[2525]: I CoreContext tv_play.cpp:2121
> (HandleStateChange) TV: Attempting to change from WatchingDVD to None
> as you can see it gives up after 20sec and goes back to the menu.  Any
> ideas would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.

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