[mythtv-users] VDPAU, GT220 / and xvid videos
Yves de Brauer
ydebx2 at free.fr
Wed Jan 26 05:27:01 UTC 2011
Le 26/01/2011 06:07, Robert McNamara a écrit :
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Robert McNamara
> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 9:02 PM, Yves de Brauer<ydebx2 at free.fr> wrote:
>>> So, do you think there is no way to use vdpau to decode xvid coded video
>>> whith a GT220 ? Why ? Has that card not enough power ?
>>> What card is capable of decoding xvid with vdpau if any ?
>> It's not a matter of power-- it's a matter of hardware decoders only
>> being able to decode within a limited set of encoding parameters.
>> VDPAU can't decode every Divx file just as it can't decode every H.264
>> file, or every MPEG-2 file, or every VC-1 file... it can only decode
>> those which match the strict parameters the hardware is capable of
>> decoding. If you want your files to be decodable by VDPAU, then you
>> need to encode them to match the parameters specified in the README of
>> the nVidia drivers.
> And for what it's worth, this kind of things is the reason we caution
> people against putting their entire hopes in VDPAU-- it can decode
> everything you throw at it-- until it can't. And if you haven't
> invested in enough hardware to handle when it can't cut the mustard,
> then you just can't play it.
Thanks a lot for your answers. No I understand a little bit more.
I was trying to make a "new" frontend with spare components. Maybe I
have to go another way.
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