[mythtv-users] How to enable XvMC in 0.17?

Ivor Hewitt ivor at ivor.org
Sun Feb 27 19:32:28 UTC 2005

On Sunday 27 Feb 2005 19:13, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Sunday 27 February 2005 01:11, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Sunday 27 February 2005 12:09 am, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > > We actually did have it turned on at one point, and Isaac asked that it
> > > not be, because there were users who upgraded and suddenly had broken
> > > systems, since they didn't use nVidia cards for output. I believe the
> > > problem with patching it so the default is to have XvMC disabled is
> > > that there isn't anywhere to set it off, other than in the user's
> > > config database. I could be mistaken though.
> >
> > You simply have to switch the default value to off in the settings code.
> Ah, so I am indeed mistaken. In that case, if a tiny patch was added to
> flip that default, would you be okay with the primary ATrpms Myth build
> including nVidia XvMC support?

Also, with a minor tweak it should be possible to alter the XvMC support to 
detect NVidia or Unichrome at runtime, in the same fashion as the MPlayer 


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