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

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sun Feb 27 19:36:58 UTC 2005


On Sunday 27 February 2005 11:32, Ivor Hewitt wrote:
> 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
> plugin.

Oooh, now that would be sexy...

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