[mythtv-users] Xine issues

Mark J. Small msmall at eastlink.ca
Tue Dec 13 11:28:39 EST 2005


On December 13, 2005 08:31 am, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> These work for me. -V xshm got rid of my shaky playback. --no-splash
> and --no-logo do what they look like they do.
>
> DVD:
> xine -pfhq -V xshm --no-splash --no-logo dvd://%s
>
> Video:
> xine -pfhq -V xshm --no-splash --no-logo %s


Hmmm the xine docs claim that xshm is a lot slower than xv.  Does real world 
experience say otherwize?  

Personally I compiled my xine to use xvmc for more gforce mx 4000.  I don't 
use xvmc for mythtv yet, but it works great with xine.  My P3 733 plays DVD's 
beautifully that way.

Mark



>
> On Dec 13, 2005, at 2:59 AM, Peter Osterberg wrote:
> > I use XINE for playing DVD's since it has the ability to handle DVD-
> > menus. It works fine but I can't get it to integrate with Myth as I
> > can with Mplayer.
> > Mplayer starts almost instantly and doesn't show the KDE desktop
> > before it starts. Anyway thats a minor problem but if anyone know
> > please tell me how to stop XINE from bringing the desktop to the
> > front.
> >
> > The second problem is a bit more irritating. It seems that Xine
> > doesn't decode the video "fast" enough. I get strange behaviors on
> > fast moving scenes. On slow scenes detail is very good but it gets
> > "jerky" in the fast ones.
> > I had this problem with ordinary TV in Myth before but someone
> > pointed me to a setting that eliminated this problem. Are there any
> > equal settings in Xine that will do the same?
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Peter Ísterberg
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