[mythtv-users] Xine issues
Peter at supergirl.se
Tue Dec 13 14:50:44 EST 2005
Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 December 2005 11:28, Mark J. Small wrote:
>> 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.
>>> xine -pfhq -V xshm --no-splash --no-logo dvd://%s
>>> xine -pfhq -V xshm --no-splash --no-logo %s
>> Hmmm the xine docs claim that xshm is a lot slower than xv. Does real
>> experience say otherwize?
> xshm will use software to scale the video for the current screen size,
> so it will tax your CPU a lot more. Depending on how much processing
> power you have, it may stutter (or it may not, but will take up a lot
> of CPU).
> Any of the hardware-accelerated scaling methods would be better (xv,
> xvmc, opengl, sdl ). If one is shaky, try another. At work, I have a
> Nvidia Vanta LT that doesn't like to do Xv really well, but using
> OpenGL output works just fine.
I've tried 'em all now...
xv and opengl looks best but none of them are perfect. OpenGL look best
of the two.
OpenGL uses about 8% CPU while xv only consumes 5-6% CPU.
I think I'll stick to OpenGL and check if there are any other options
that I can play with to make it even better...
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