[vdr] xine-plugin and vdpau

Jussi J vdr at jjussi.com
Sat Jan 23 16:58:37 CET 2010

updating nvidia drivers to 195 (from 184) helped..
Now I can use 'vdr-sxfe --video=vdpau', however xine cannot connect directly
to vdr, says that there is no plugin to support vdr format.. :-/

Jussi Jaaskelainen

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2010/1/23 Petri Helin <phelin at googlemail.com>

> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 11:59 AM, Jussi J <vdr at jjussi.com> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I have "nVidia Corporation G96 [GeForce 9400 GT] (rev a1)" what is VDPAU
> > capable. I have loaded xine-plugin and try to use vdr-sxfe in vdpau mode,
> > but no success..
> AFAIK xine-plugin normally refers to vdr-xine, but I think you mean
> xineliboutput, since you also mention vdr-sxfe.
> >
> > Any ideas where problem lies?
> Check the following:
> 1. Make sure you have a xine-lib which supports vdpau. Since you seem
> to be using xine-lib 1.2, it might be best to get the current hg in
> case you haven't yet.
> 2. Make sure you have everything installed from nvidia drivers pov.
> The simplest choice is to install manually the driver which nvidia
> provides on their web page. But if you use a distribution package,
> make sure you install the vdpau library as well.
> 3. Check that you have configured xineliboutput with vdpau enabled.
> If you do all of the above steps properly, you should have no problems
> with vdpau.
> -Petri
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