[vdr] Softdevice or Xine?

Ville Skyttä vskytta at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 17:43:51 CEST 2005


On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 21:26 +0100, Darren Salt wrote:
> I demand that Jouni Karvo may or may not have written...
>
> > Btw. if someone has any hints on how to reduce used cpu cycles, they are
> > warmly welcome.  And yes, I use the fglrx driver - without that the picture
> > is jerky.
> 
> Something's evidently not right with your setup. Are you using Xv? Have you
> tried the native R200 support in a recent 2.6 kernel and X?
> 
> A patch which recently went into xine-lib CVS HEAD helps somewhat (it
> optimises the video buffer allocation somewhat, which affects things like
> software deinterlacing).

There's also a new R200 driver in DirectFB CVS.
http://www.directfb.org/index.php/viewcvs.cgi/DirectFB/gfxdrivers/r200/

I haven't tested it myself nor heard from anyone who would have, though.
If someone has tried it, reports would be appreciated.




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