[mythtv-users] alternate profile for Videos that won't play using VDPAU
seven at seven.dorksville.net
Tue Nov 8 21:18:20 UTC 2011
On 8 November 2011 17:18, Kenni Lund <kenni at kelu.dk> wrote:
> Den 08/11/2011 07.03 skrev "Nick Rout" <nick.rout at gmail.com>:
> > On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Glen <glen.hawksworth at bigpond.com>
> > > On Tue, 2011-11-08 at 17:54 +1300, Nick Rout wrote:
> > >> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Glen <glen.hawksworth at bigpond.com>
> > >> > Hi all,
> > >> > I have an NVidia Ion2 frontend in my lounge and some of my
> > >> > videos don't play properly when using VDPAU. They go all blocky.
> > >> >
> > >> > So far I have tried switching to the "Slim" profile (not the "VDPAU
> > >> > Slim") and it plays perfectly.
> > >> >
> > >> > I know you used to be able to have a selectable alternate video
> > >> > (VLC, MPlayer, etc.) but is there a way to select an alternate
> > >> > for videos that don't play correctly? Other than manually going
> into the
> > >> > playback settings, of course.
> > >>
> > >> leftfield< are the downloaded videos all a particular resolution that
> > >> none of the OK videos are? If so set up a profile where all videos of
> > >> that resolution go to a non vdpau playback method?
> > >
> > > I had thought of that and I haven't checked the resolution yet.
> > > I had hoped that there would be a way to just play individual videos
> > > using a different profile rather than forcing all videos of the same
> > > resolution to use a lesser profile.
> > > However, it's not like they are a high def resolution so it probably
> > > doesn't matter.
> > Only way i can really think of is to set up a custom script that
> > 1. runs a mysql command line to change the playback settings
> > 2. runs the video via mythavtest %s
> > 3. runs a mysql script to change the playback settings back to your
> ...or if this is a real bug, how about creating a bugreport and
> potentially get it fixed in the internal player, rather than ignoring the
> problem and implement some ugly workaround which doesn't benefit anyone but
> Of course, if these "downloaded videos" are illegal downloads, you're on
> your own. If not, create a small sample of the video, upload it somewhere
> and link it from the ticket.
> Best regards
> Or Re-encode them into a known working format/code/resolution
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