[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r9915 - in trunk/mythtv by danielk

htpc htpc at treblid.dyndns.org
Tue May 16 09:53:23 UTC 2006

Tom Lichti wrote:
> tj wrote:
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>     *From:* Tom Lichti [mailto:tom at redpepperracing.com]
>>     *To:* Development of mythtv [mailto:mythtv-dev at mythtv.org]
>>     *Sent:* Mon, 15 May 2006 22:01:23 +0800
>>     *Subject:* Re: [mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r9915 - in
>>     trunk/mythtv by danielk
>>     Tj NG wrote:
>>     > mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org <mailto:mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
>>     >
>>     >> The OSD fading (#1461) is fixed as far as I can tell. Tj NG is
>>     still reporting problems, but I can't reproduce his problem with
>>     the same setup so I'm closing the ticket.
>>     >>
>>     >>
>>     >>
>>     > I'm still seeing it... Not sure why, or how, but it must be my
>>     system I
>>     > guess... Anybody other than me still seeing OSD not fade away
>>     cleanly?
>>     >
>>     I haven't experienced it since moving to the mythtv-vid branch, with
>>     nVidia 8756, 6200GT card, and XvMC enabled, with the default Blue
>>     theme
>>     and I think the Isthmus OSD.
>> Hmm. is 6200GT a NV43 chip? What's the diff between 6600GT and 6200GT 
>> anyway?
> Not sure. I forgot about this message, and I just put in my 5200 to 
> test something. The 5200 is an NV34, and I don't seem to have any OSD 
> problems with it either.
>> Can you attach your xorg.conf file for me to have a look? I wanna see 
>> what is making me see watermarks. Must be something so simple (or 
>> hard) I couldn't figure it out.
> See attached, although I am using XFree.
>> It's definitely better than before, now I see only only edges and 
>> borders where previously there's text.
>> IIRC mythtv-vid has been merged back to trunk. You can check that out 
>> and see if your still having problems.
> Actually I think it was the other way 'round, trunk changes were 
> merged into -vid.
>>     > Also, when I use XvMC decoding, I realised that sometimes the
>>     top 5-10%
>>     > don't match the rest of the frame. Anybody seeing this as well?
>>     >
>>     Yes, actually, I do see this problem sometimes. I thought it was my
>>     setup as I just added a Grandtec video convertor, but if someone
>>     else is
>>     seeing that, maybe it's not the Grandtec...
>> I see it sometimes also, but not all the time.
>> I'm so tempted to turn overscan for my PC, it might just hide the 
>> watermarks and that top frame problem...
> I think I found the solution to that problem, thanks to another post 
> in -users:
> * nvidia-settings (X = check, _ = no check)
> In X Server XVideo Settings: X Video Texture Adapter|Sync to VBlank 
> (Highly important!)
> _ Video Blitter Adapter|Sync to VBlank
> In OpenGL Settings:
> X Sync to VBlank
> X Allow Flipping.
> * mythfrontend's Setup|TV Settings|Playback
> X Deinterlace playback | Bob (2x framerate)
> Preferred MPEG2 Decoder: libmpeg2 (I can't say I've seen a difference

:) I'm getting tearing problem when I'm using XvMC, so if I use
libmpeg2, naturally I can't see it (coz XvMC is disabled)... I will play
with the settings and see if I can remove it. Thanks for the tip.

Thanks for your xorg.conf. Your using TV-out (Component, Svideo,
composite), DVI or VGA?


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