[mythtv-users] VDPAU for flash video
jedi at mishnet.org
Tue May 17 01:07:45 UTC 2011
On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 09:42:12AM +1000, Kingsley Turner wrote:
> On 16/05/11 05:56, jedi wrote:
> > On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 08:05:59PM +0200, Josu Lazkano wrote:
> >> Hello list, I am using my HTPC to watch satellite channels and some HD
> >> videos with VDPAU.
> >> I want to try to watch some flash video from mythbrowser. Is it
> >> possible to get hardware acceleration for flash videos?
> > Yup. Just run the latest version of Flash.
> > However, this requires using features in Flash and it's the webmaster
> > of the relevant website that's in control of that. So whether or not this
> > will work out is mostly dependent on the website itself.
> > [deletia]
> > If you want to use Flash, you're probably better off with a faster
> > machine that can handle decoding Flash in software.
> Amen to that last point. With NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-260.19.44 driver, and the
> latest flash, I get persistent screen corruption when using
> hardware-accelerated flash. Even killing off all the 'npviewer.bin' etc.
> didn't fix it. It looked like some kind of colour-overlay thing problem - I
Well. This bug can be rather annoying. Although I've never had to go to
extreme measures myself to sort it out. I can just usually reload the
The bigger problem is the likelihood that what you want to watch is not
going to be accelerated. (Yes I am talking about Hulu)
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