[linux-dvb] about to buy a FusionHDTV5 Gold Plus card

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Wed Nov 2 21:02:12 CET 2005


Todd Ignasiak wrote:

>Hi Michael,
>
>FYI --  XvMC is the Linux equivalent to Windows DxVA.  They both do
>the same function, using the same video processor hardware.   MythTV,
>mplayer, and xine all implement the XvMC API to support accelerated
>playback.
>
>XvMC is only available with NVidia's drivers or the VIA/S3/Unichrome
>drivers.  ATI does not provide linux support.   And, I have not found
>XvMC to be as stable/reliable as DxVA is.   But, the capability is
>there.
>
>-Todd
>  
>
Todd-

This is great information that I was unaware of.  (silly me)

I hope you dont mind that I've quoted you and cc'd the list.

I'll google "XvMC" ...

Thanks,

Mike



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