[mythtv-users] VDPAU vs VAAPI vs OpenGL on mythtv

Steve Greene sgreene820 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 22:54:11 UTC 2018

VAAPI still works for my hardware. I was surprised VDPAU did as well, it
never used to.


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On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 12:27 PM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>

> On 12/1/18 1:07 PM, James Abernathy wrote:
> I confused about what setting to use.
> In the recent past, I always set the video drivers on Intel GFX hardware
> to VAAPI.  Now on 29.1 it fails. Normal, VDPAU High Quality, and OpenGL
> High Quality all work and I can’t tell if there is any difference.
> I’ve started thinking about this because on the Kodi forum there is a lot
> of talk about how you have to force VAAPI drivers on Intel hardware and not
> let the Modeset stuff pick out what to use.  The is related to Kodi 18rc.
> There are a bunch of setting to get the video to be as smooth as it use to
> be on 17.6.  Back then mythfrontend and Kodi had equal quality on my Core
> i3 Ivy Bridge NUC.  In making Kodi 18rc work right I got both equal again,
> but not sure what changed on the mythfrontend side since have not modified
> any myth settings.
> Jim A
> I have not seen a reply.  Did this get out or is it not a valid question?
> Jim A
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