[mythtv-users] VDPAU can't decode ffmpeg MPEG-4?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 03:08:39 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:08 AM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:54 PM, Robert McNamara
> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 5:38 PM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have a non-lossless transcoder profile that uses the MPEG-4 video
>>> codec and the MP3 audio codec. I use VDPAU Normal as my playback
>>> profile, on an ION system. I just noticed from the logs that these
>>> files are resulting in software decoding. This causes some stuttering
>>> on 1080i recordings.
>>> Is this expected? Are there some options that I should or shouldn't
>>> use in that transcoder profile that would allow for hardware decoding?
>> The MPEG-4 in question is MPEG-4 Part 2 ASP, of which common examples
>> are XViD/DiVX, not H.264. So no ION box has hardware accel of these
>> codecs. The VDPAU "C" cards like the GT2x0 series can, but not an
> That makes sense. For future transcodes like this, is there a way to
> get a transcoder profile to generate H.264? Or is this something
> better done with a custom job?
I have seen a few solutions, but only vaguely recall the details, the
archives will help.
There's something called (I think) myth2mkv.
Also people have had luck with handbrake.
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