[mythtv-users] Intel and XvMC
david.whyte at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 05:54:45 UTC 2008
On Jan 18, 2008 3:49 AM, Edward Hughes IV <echughesiv at gmail.com> wrote:
> You could try adding the line:
> Option "XvMCSurfaces" "7"
> to your device section to see if XvMC is supported for your chipset. I
> doubt it is, as the man page still states that it only works for the i810
> and i815 chipsets. By checking your Xorg log, you'll be able to see. You
> can run:
> cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep XvMC
> It will either return a statement that it was enabled, or that the
> "XvMCSurfaces" option is not used, which means that the driver doesn't
> support your chipset.
Bugger, you're right, it isn't supported yet for me.
djwhyte at myth:~$ cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | grep XvMC
(WW) intel(0): Option "XvMCSurfaces" is not used
djwhyte at myth:~$
> For more information on the driver, check the manpage
> man intel
> Anyway, it sounds like if we are just patient, accelerated video decoding
> for Intel adapters is on the way!
*drums fingers* I am waiting :P Hopefully, it won't be too far away.
Thanks for everyone's help.
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