[mythtv-users] Can't get XvMC compiled in MythTV
mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 05:03:23 UTC 2007
what are you compiling if you installed MythTV from atrpm's???
If you did that the ATRPM's is configured for XvMC all you have to do is
create a file called
with the contents of ....
then enable XvMC in the FE and you are rolling...
On 4/17/07, MythTV <MythTV at assuredsolutions.com> wrote:
> My dual CPU utilization is about 80-90% while displaying HD content.
> Sometimes the CPUs can't keep up with certain primetime shows like
> CSI. Therefore, I thought I should install XvMC. It took me days to
> get my environment setup so I could compile MythTV with ./configure --
> enable-xvmc. And when I finally do run the first 'make install' it
> runs for about an hour and ends with something like "/etc/X11/
> extensions/XvMC" can't be found. (Sorry, I didn't keep the exact
> error message.)
> So I set off to find the XvMC libraries and install them on my
> computer. I tried:
> # yum -y install libXvMC --It said there was nothing to install.
> # yum -y install libXvMC-devel --It installed but didn't install any
> libraries into the X11 directory.
> Following: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/XvMC. I tried:
> # apt-get install libxvmc-dev
> # apt-get install libxv-dev
> But apt-get just complained that these packages did not exist. Does
> the Wiki need to be updated? Or is it just my machine?
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/XvMC also suggested that XvMC
> was installed with the NVIDIA driver install. I so installed
> 1.0-9755. Of course, there still is no X11 extensions folder nor
> XvMC to be found in any libraries.
> I reran the compile again with ./configure --enable-xvmc and this
> time, the "make install" takes just a minute. Is this typical that a
> first install takes an hour and the subsequent installs take a minute?
> Although the second install ran without the "X11/extensions/XvMC"
> error message, my CPU utilization is still 80-90% when viewing HD
> shows. Can anyone tell me:
> * Where can I get the XvMC libraries?
> * How do I install the XvMC libraries?
> * Can I confirm the installation because the extensions directory
> will be in the X11 directory? Are there specific files to look for?
> * Is there any other kind of environment setup required to get XvMC
> compiled into MythTV?
> Rob Stokes
> My configuration is:
> MythTV version: 0.20.20060828-3.
> Installed in December 2006 on Fedora Core 6 following Jerod's guide.
> Kernel version: 2.6.20-1.2944.fc6.i686
> CPU: Intel Pentium 4 CPU 3.2GHz Socket 775 800 FSB w/Hyper Threading
> Memory: 1Gig DDR 333 Memory 180 Pin
> Motherboard: ASRock 775i65G Mother Board
> Optical Drive: LG 18X DVD RW + Dual Layer
> Hard Drive: 2 Western Digital 250GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache Serial ATA in a
> LVD 450 Gig volume
> Video onboard: Integrated SiS Ultra256 2D/3D Graphics
> Video card: Micro-star International (MSI) AGP GeForce FX5200-
> TD128LF, 8X, 128M, DDR1, D-Sub, DVI-D, TV-out
> Audio onboard: AUDIO ADI AD1888 6-channel audio CODEC
> Audio card: Riviera C-Media CMI 8738 (Connected to my entertainment
> center via the optical cable)
> Network Card: Onboard 10/100 Network Card
> Tuner card: pcHDTV HD-5500
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