[mythtv-users] Vaapi use on Sandy Bridge
williammotten at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 19:35:37 UTC 2012
On 1/26/2012 1:09 PM, William Otten wrote:
> On 1/26/2012 11:30 AM, William Otten wrote:
>> On 1/26/2012 11:26 AM, Mark Kendall wrote:
>>> On 26 January 2012 17:23, Mark Kendall<mark.kendall at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 26 January 2012 17:07, william otten<williammotten at gmail.com>
>>>>> So my questions:
>>>>> My attempt at get VAAPI working has failed...what is the problem /
>>>>> error in
>>>>> Does Ubuntu 11.10 come with all the needed software to support VAAPI?
>>>>> Is there a way other than the VAAPI selection in Mythtv to know if
>>>>> VAAPI is
>>>>> being used?
>>>>> Any advice would be appreciated.
>>>> Is it just mythfrontend that crashes? or the X server? If the former,
>>>> can you try and capture some sort of backtrace
>>>> (http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-22.html#ss22.2). If the
>>>> latter, it's almost impossible to tell you whether it's a driver bug
>>>> or mythtv using the driver 'inappropriately'. (In fact - can you
>>>> capture a backtrace for either situation).
>>>> The 0.25 vaapi code is tested using the ubuntu-x-swat repository
>>>> enabled to get the latest libva and related fixes - it may be worth
>>>> trying that to see if it helps.
>>> Oh - and you may want to try and update myth to the very latest code -
>>> I commited an opengl fix today that might be relevant.
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> It's the frontend that crashes not the x server. Also this system is
>> just a frontend.
>> I will take a look at the backtrace option.
>> Also I will setup the ubuntu-x-swat repo and look for the latest
>> update you submitted today.
> Tried the ubuntu-x-swat repo and no change. Still waiting for the
> mythtv update.
I reviewed the Mythtv how to site for troubleshooting and the webpage is
confusing for someone that isn't use to compiling. If I understand it
correctly, I need to re-compile mythtv with debugging.
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