[mythtv-users] Anyone running MythTV 31 on 32-bit x86 with nVidia card?

George Mari george_mythusers at mari1938.org
Thu Feb 11 14:13:53 UTC 2021

On 2/10/21 11:56 AM, Tom Dexter wrote:
> My trusty old frontend is a 32-bit x86 machine with a GT 430 nVidia card.
> Quite some time ago I upgraded to MythTV 30.0 but ended up reverting
> back to 29.1 because I had some issues with some (though not most)
> h264 videos. Specifically, some h264 videos would fail the VDPAU
> decode and fallback to software decoding. These were videos that used
> VDPAU with no issue in other players like xine, and also in MythTV
> 29.1. This was never resolved and was an issue that apparently
> couldn't be reproduced on 64 bit systems.
> My understanding is that the FFmpeg hardware acceleration code has
> been radically changed in version 31.
> As per the subject, if anyone is running MythTV 31 on 32-bit x86 and
> is using an nVidia GPU, it would help me enormously if they could test
> this example:
> http://jell.yfish.us/media/jellyfish-60-mbps-hd-h264.mkv
> ...and see if it uses VDPAU decoding, which can be determined during
> playback from the menu under Playback -> Playback Data.
I have a 64-bit Fedora installation with a GT 430 card - not exactly 
what you are asking for, I know.

But for me, the video Playback Data shows h.264 ffmpeg

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