[mythtv-users] Problems with HW Mpeg decoding on Epia board -
mythmail at richardstraat.homedns.org
Wed May 18 08:59:27 UTC 2005
Joel Utting wrote:
>Hi, I'm working at getting myth going on the Epia
>M10000 for a possible commercial project, I've worked
>through many HOWTO's and info, but I'm having trouble
>diagnosing a problem with HW Mpeg. In summary ;
>MythTV 0.18 works with I don't compile in XvMC VLD
>support - Xv works to watch DVB signal TV but it is
>slow and choppy and cuts out regularly (reports
>When I compile in XvMC VLD I just get a black screen
>when watching TV - this is the terminal window output
>2005-05-18 09:50:07.970 AvFormatDecoder: Could not
>find decoder for codec (4), ignoring.
>2005-05-18 09:50:08.153 Opening audio device
>2005-05-18 09:50:08.154 Opening OSS audio device
>2005-05-18 09:50:08.203 Using XV port 64
>2005-05-18 09:50:10.624 Using realtime priority.
>2005-05-18 09:50:10.643 Video timing method: DRM
>2005-05-18 09:50:10.645 Changing from None to
>2005-05-18 09:50:25.212 Changing from WatchingLiveTV
>2005-05-18 09:50:25.215 Changing from None to None
>Mythtv can still escape to the menu and exit - but
>ends with a segfault.
>The driver via_v4l doesn't seem to be installed or
>available on my system - is it still required with
>kernel 2.6.10 ? (Some HOWTOs seem to be out of date,
>and Xine reports that it is using HW decoding)
>Thanks for any help,
>Bye - Joel.
you need the unichrome driver for HW mpeg decoding in myth. Try a
combination of unichrome and mythtv in google.
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