[vdr] xineliboutput + vdpau not ready for prime time

Gerald Dachs vdr at dachsweb.de
Mon Jan 19 18:26:22 CET 2009


Am Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:03:34 +0000
schrieb Tony Houghton <h at realh.co.uk>:

> On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:40:17 +0100
> Gerald Dachs <vdr at dachsweb.de> wrote:
> 
> > Yesterday I have switched back to the use of vdpau, because I got
> > now periodically hick ups with xv and xxmc, the last time I had
> > this working correct I had another CPU, mainboard and nvdida
> > driver :(. The loss of sync is less disturbing than this
> > periodically stops of motion.
> 
> What graphics card/chip have you got? AFAIK xvmc/xxmc only works on
> NVidias up to 7x00 and VDPAU is for 8x00 and newer. If your CPU usage
> dropped significantly with VDPAU it sounds like you didn't actually
> have xxmc working, just plain xv.

I have an onboard Geforce 8200. CPU usage with xv was 27%, with xxmc
22% and with vdpau 7% max. You could be right that xxmc is in reality xv,
because the usage is not very constant, so it could be the same CPU
usage. Anyway, before I could use xv without this hick ups.

Gerald



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