[clug] Radeon 9200 and Xorg suckage

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Wed Apr 5 04:44:39 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 19:48 -0700, Michael Still wrote:
> Christopher Yeoh wrote:
> > 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.
> The mpeg decoding should be happening in one of the myth processes 
> though wouldn't it? I'm seeing the xorg process eating CPU, not myth...

Yep.  I think myth uses an internal instance of mplayer by default to
decode MPEGs.  I see a bit of activity in xorg but generally it's all in
mythfrontend when using the Xv extension.

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