[mythtv-users] ATI w/XvMC
jonner at teegra.net
Tue Jun 5 13:41:53 UTC 2007
On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 16:29 -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2007, at 12:36 PM, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > I've noticed on my nVidia GeForce 6200 that XvMC appears to do almost
> > nothing to reduce CPU consumption, at least when playing SDTV MPEG2
> > streams. The difference is a few percent at best, almost
> > undetectable. (I don't currently have an HDTV tuner.)
> Hmm, actually, I take that back. It seems XvMC isn't working on my
> nVidia card at all; I still get a color OSD with it enabled. I know
> the drivers are installed properly, because I get 3D acceleration in
> other applications. Strange.
Well, there are some extremely unintuitive hoops to jump through to get
XvMC working. I'm sure I do have it working because the OSD is grey and
the video looks slightly different.
Jonathan Rogers <jonner at teegra.net>
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