[mythtv-users] XvMC and MythDVD Internal Player (0.20)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 20 18:13:29 UTC 2006


On 09/20/06 07:54, Brandon Rogers wrote:

>From: Brandon Rogers
>
>>            After upgrading to 0.20, I decided to test out the internal
>>MythDVD player (for the menu support) and found that a DVD plays brilliantly
>>without XvMC, but does not play at all with it enabled.  The following
>>message is repeated in the terminal output: 
>>
>>NVP: Timed out waiting for free video buffers.
>>
>>The screen stays black and nothing plays.  I am running an nvidia 5200FX
>>card.  Anyone have the same problem?
>
>So, I've narrowed this down to only when playing video in the "Watch
>Recordings" screen and MythDVD.
>
using the Internal player

>  Playing MPEG-2 in MythVideo
>
using an external player like MPlayer or xine, probably?

> works fine,
>just not in the "Watch Recordings" screen and MythDVD.  The strange thing is
>that I downloaded the 0.19 tree and everything works like a charm.  So, it
>appears that something changed in the 0.20 release.
>
Yeah.  0.20 made the Internal player the default for DVD's so we could 
get more testing and feedback.

Mike



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