[mythtv] OSD flicker

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue Jul 27 00:51:46 EDT 2004

On Monday 26 July 2004 07:04 pm, Nick Hall wrote:
> Hi,
> When resuming a paused 'live tv' session, the OSD seems to flicker quite
> a lot if you happen to unpause it at the wrong moment - if the playback
> is resumed right on a second boundary (or close), the code which
> recalculates the 'number of seconds behind' count, can cause the OSD to
> flicker between 'X seconds remaining' and 'X-1 seconds remaining' for a
> short while.
> I'm not that familiar with the code, but at tv_play.cpp:1116, there
> appears to be a loop counter check which appears to determine when to
> update the OSD - it's currently set to '20' - increasing this to (e.g.)
> 100 seems to make the flicker less severe.  Does changing this
> potentially impact anything else?
> I'm running on a EPIA MII 12000/PVR350, latest myth CVS, ivtv ck100i -
> have checked the lists but couldn't see anything obvious.

Most likely due to a broken ivtv driver (frame positioning information is 
wrong during decoding).


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