[clug] Radeon 9200 and Xorg suckage

Christopher Yeoh cyeoh at samba.org
Wed Apr 5 01:15:04 GMT 2006

At 2006/4/4 17:23-0700  Michael Still writes:
> > Have you tried testing with xine or mplayer?  From the CPU usage it
> > sounds like its not using the Xv support. If so, its possible its a
> > MythTV configuration issue, but testing with xine/mplayer is the
> > easier way to debug what is the problem.
> Cool. I'll give that a try too when I get home.
> > btw if you're trying to play HDTV then you can expect the CPU load to
> > be very high.
> Hmmmm. I'm playing standard definition TV, but on a 1920x1200 monitor... 
> Does that count as high def?

Nah, Xv should be able to scale it. AFAIK its the decoding which is
expensive and this is where hardware mpeg decoders come in useful.

cyeoh at samba.org

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