Hi All,
I have an olimex AllwinnerA20 board. I have used the following guide to enable 
This works fine, I can now watch big bugs bunny and the sintel trailer in 
Next, I have played the same mpeg2 SD recording by both mplayer and vdr-sxfe. 
vdr-sxfe uses a lot more CPU than mplayer. (about 70% vs 14% @600MHz)
When I look at the messages by vdr-sxfe, it see vdr-sxfe does use vdpau:
$ vdr-sxfe -f
vdr-sxfe 1.0.90-cvs  (build with xine-lib 1.2.1, using xine-lib 1.2.2)
Fullscreen mode
VDR server not given, searching ...
[18147] [discovery] Replacing broadcast source address with 
server-given address
Found VDR server: host, port 37890
[18147] [scrnsaver] Failed to open connection to bus: Unable to autolaunch a 
dbus-daemon without a $DISPLAY for X11
[VDPAU SUNXI] VE version 0x1623 opened.
vo_vdpau: vdpau API version : 1
vo_vdpau: vdpau implementation description : sunxi VDPAU Driver
vo_vdpau: VideoSurface doesn't support chroma type 4:2:2, sorry.
xv_set_property: property=6, value=528408
[18147] [vdr-fe]    Detected 2 CPUs
[18147] [vdr-fe]    Enabling FFmpeg multithreaded video decoding
input_bluray: (bluray_class_get_instance:1455) bluray_class_get_instance
input_bluray: (bluray_class_get_instance:1455) bluray_class_get_instance
[18147] [input_vdr] Connecting (control) to tcp:// ...
[18147] [input_vdr] Server greeting: VDR-1.7.28 xineliboutput-1.0.90-cvs READY
[18147] [input_vdr] Connected (control) to tcp://
[18147] [input_vdr] Connecting (data) to 
[18147] [input_vdr] Data stream connected (PIPE)
[18147] [input_vdr] WARNING: xine-engine setting 
"engine.buffers.audio_num_buffers":230 is too low for HD-playback! Please use 
values between 500-1000!
How can I lower the PCU usage of vdr-sxfe?
I have seen a german guide to use cedarx and softhddevice, is this a better 
Kind regards,

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