[mythtv-users] Linux MCE project

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Sun Mar 25 01:23:50 UTC 2007


mtdean at thirdcontact write:
> On 03/23/2007 10:02 AM, Stroller wrote:
> > So I was really impressed with MythTV from the video - I thought the
> > OSDs were FANTASTIC. But I noticed that they were in colour - does
> > this indicate that he has a 5000-series nVidia card, or does the
> > black & white OSD of later nVidia cards manifest itself in some  
> other
> > menus?
>
> Grey OSD's when using XvMC. Color OSD any other time. I've gotten
> color OSD's on GF4MX440, GF5200, and GF7800GTX.
>
> The 6000+ series does not support overlays, which are used with the
> Chromakey OSD hack to get color OSD with XvMC, but really, I recommend
> just getting sufficient processor to allow software decoding without
> XvMC assist. If you do, you'll get real color OSD's.

Just seen this reply on Gossammer - myRealbox.com isn't so good at  
delivering mails at weekends.

Sorry for not replying sooner & thanks for the explanation.

Stroller.



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