Status of Intel Xvmc support? (Robert Lowery)
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Dec 3 14:19:19 PST 2008
From: "Robert Lowery" <rglowery at exemail.com.au>
>> >> Could someone please summarize where Xvmc support is at for the
>> >> various Intel devices (g33/g35/g45 etc)?
> > XvMC support for G965/GM965/G45/GM45 was merged to master a few days
> > ago.
Just as a matter of interest, has anyone on the list managed to get the
master XvMC support working on MythTV?
I have a GM965 based system where mplayer works ok with the new XvMC
support, but mythfrontend crashes whenever I try to playback using XvMC.
I am running the intel driver version 2.5.1 and XvMC works well in
mplayer and mythtv. Mythtv does not seem to want to always switch
resolutions cleanly however, and I have gotten a few segfaults when
switching from Standard Definition with xvmc to something larger. And
I'm not sure, offhand that the problem is not because I am switching to
digital from analog.
BuXvMC works for 720x480 and will even attempt to play larger frames but
the picture turns out as a blocky green and black monochrome. So the
answer to 'are we there yet' is that the guys have got us quite close!
Keep it up please.
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