[mythtv-users] mythtv 0.24.2 and va-api with mplayer
williammotten at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 21:12:15 UTC 2012
On 2/29/2012 2:03 PM, gacmb5 gacmb5 wrote:
> I'm very happy with my current mythtv system (back and front end)
> which runs on an atom + ion board (low power, HD capable). Because
> there are no atom ion boards with 2 or more pci slots (as far as I
> know) I had to use 3 external USB tuners which (to my opinion) consume
> to much power.
> I'm now thinking about buying an i3 (2100T) board with 3 pci slots and
> under clock the system. The 2100T is very efficient (speed step), and
> the Intel Z68 chipsets can provide hardware decoding (va-api).
> MythTV 0.25 should support this but I'm not convinced it will (and I
> don't want to wait to long).
> There are mplayer builds with vaapi support, so how about using MythTv
> (0.24 or 0.25) and configure the frontend to use mplayer with va-api
> Why should I use the internal mythtv player? Will OSD work with an
> external player? What will I be missing if use an external player vs
> the build in player?
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Vaapi is only in the current master (0.25) and doesn't seem to work
reliably yet but you can use opengl for the render.
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