[mythtv] VideoOut Priority
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Fri Jan 30 16:18:33 EST 2004
On Friday 30 January 2004 03:56 pm, Simon Wilkinson wrote:
> Isaac Richards wrote:
> > The ViaSlice and XvMC methods are already higher priority than Xv, and
> > viaslice is used in preference to xvmc if both are enabled. Both require
> > special setup of the decoder to work, so can't easily be selected in a
> > priority list anyway after the decoder has been initialized.
> One thing that caught me out is that once the viaslice decoder has been
> compiled in, it is used even if mythfrontend isn't running as root.
> Running the ddmpeg libraries as a non-root user causes a segmentation
> Would it be possible to disable the viaslice driver if the frontend
> doesn't have root priviledges?
You can just turn it off in settings (3rd page of the playback settings). I'd
hope that the root-only behavior of libddmpeg would be fixed some time.
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