[mythtv-users] XvMC not loaded

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun May 21 16:55:07 UTC 2006


On 5/21/06, Allan Wilson <allanwilson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/21/06, Francesco Peeters <francesco at fampeeters.com> wrote:
> > Allan Wilson schreef:
> > > On 5/20/06, *Allan Wilson* <allanwilson at gmail.com
> > > <mailto:allanwilson at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > >
> > >     On 5/20/06, *Allan Wilson* <allanwilson at gmail.com
> > >     <mailto:allanwilson at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > >
> > >         I am not sure what I have done wrong but Standard XvMC is not
> > >         available in my Playback Settings section. When I ran
> > >          mythfrontend  -v important,general,playback
> > >         I saw the following error message
> > >         Couldn't find package XvMC
> > >         I did compile in xvmc support with Myth and when I look at the
> > >         setup I have it in there:
> > >         sh-3.00$ mythbackend --version
> > >         Library API version: 0.19.20060331-1
> > >         Source code version: 9716
> > >         Options compiled in:
> > >          linux release using_xvmcw using_v4l using_oss using_alsa
> > >         using_arts using_ivtv using_firewire using_dbox2 using_lirc
> > >         using_joystick_menu using_x11 using_xv using_xrandr using_xvmc
> > >         using_xvmc_vld using_frontend using_backend
> > >         I have done everything in the wiki for xvmc except to it to use
> > >         it in the playback settings since I don't have that option and
> > >         am I am getting choppy audio and video using mythfrontend to
> > >         playback HD content. If I use mplayer or xine it looks great.
> > >         Any ideas
> > >
> > >         Allan
> > >
> > >
> > >     Update, I updated my version of Myth to SVN version 9953 and I now
> > >     have the Standard XvMC option in Playback settings but if I select
> > >     that choice and try to play something back it kills XWindows and I
> > >     get this error message from mythfrontend:
> > >     VideoOutputXv Error: XvMC output requested, but is not supported by
> > >     display.
> > >
> > >     Allan
> > >
> > >
> > > Doing more reading it looks like it is trying to tell me that my card
> > > does not support that feature but I am using a nVidia GeForce 6600GT
> > > 128MB AGP card.
> > >
> > > Allan
> > >
> >
> > I cannot recall all details from previous posts, but you *are* using the
> >     NVidia proprietary binaries, right? (8756 is the latest/greatest
> a.t.m.)
> > --
> > Francesco
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>
> I think I have the latest, this is from my xorg.0.log file:
> (II) LoadModule: "nvidia"
> (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.o
> (II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
>         compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.8756
>         Module class: X.Org Video Driver

did you install the xvmc dev library for Xorg?

-- 
Steve
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