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Xvmc for mythtv

Well I thought I had xvmc enabled for hd playback in mythtv. I was wrong. You have to do a few things to enable xvmc in Xorg first.

The directions below were found at the

  • Enable XvMC by creating the nVidia XvMC configuration file
nano /etc/X11/XvMCConfig
  • Insert the following line into the new configuration file, to tell the players the name of the nVidia XvMC shared library:
  • To use XvMC to accelerate video playback, use the following flags.
xine -V xxmc filename.ts
mplayer -vo xvmc -vc ffmpeg12mc filename.ts

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