[mythtv] DXVA Support in MythTV
brianafischer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 04:18:21 UTC 2011
I am running a Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 @ 1.80GHz with 4.0GB
Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 333MHz. My recording devices are 4 ATSC tuners
and a single HD-PVR. Unfortunately, the HD-PVR recordings are the
"preferred" shows to be viewed on the Windows system.
ATSC content works fine, but HD-PVR h.264 content causes the CPU to
peg and becomes choppy. Thanks for the tip on bumping the bitrate
down. However, I don't want to sacrifice the quality on my MacBook
Pro and three Linux frontends. Thus, I would like to persue DXVA on a
Can anyone shed some light on the status of DXVA for Myth? I would
really like to see what I could help with.
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 2/22/2011 12:44, Brian Fischer wrote:
>> Our family desktop is running Win7 x64, but is not powerful enough to
>> play HDTV without DXVA2. However, it is equipped with a nVidia GeForce
>> 8400 GS.
> That doesn't make sense. Barring some POS desktop Atom, just about any
> 64-bit capable processor should be plenty fast for ATSC content, and you
> can always drop the bitrate for HDPVR recordings to a usable level.
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