[mythtv-users] 0.19, XvMC, and Prebuffer pause
jc at dastrup.com
Wed Feb 22 22:20:52 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 17:17 -0500, Preston Crow wrote:
> > > I don't have problems with XvMC.
> > >
> > > Actually, I did have a bunch of stuttering and "prebuffer pause"
> > > messages in the log. My frontend was suid-root to use real-time
> > > scheduling. I removed the suid, and the problem went away.
> > >
> > > Perhaps there's a compatibility issue with realtime scheduling and XvMC?
> > >
> > Are you saying that you are using XvMC for HD playback and you have NO
> > issues? By no issues, I mean truly no issues: Full color OSD, no
> > prebuffering pauses, smooth OSD with no flickering, no stuttering at all
> > anytime while watching live TV or recorded TV. Many people have minor
> > issues but are willing to live with them.
> > If this is true for you, I'm sure many would appreciate you sharing your
> > relevant hardware (CPU, Video, etc) software versions (nvidia driver,
> > mythTV, kernel, etc) and xorg.conf.
> My OSD is greyscale (doesn't bother me), but I have no stuttering or
> flickering. I'm running SVN from sometime in January. I don't use live
> Hardware: XP 2500+, nVida 5200FX, PATA drive (SATA causes problems due
> to chipset issues).
...as I was saying, I have yet to find someone using XvMC without any
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