[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2429: Autodetect video scan is confused by 1080i recordings

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Sep 20 21:11:37 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 20 September 2006 5:03 pm, Thomas Börkel wrote:
> HI!
> Isaac Richards wrote:
> >> I am seeing this on shows on some channels, as well as on one news
> >> channel (all PAL, DVB-C).
> >>
> >> As far as I know, telecine is not being used in PAL land and a
> >> continuously broadcasting news channels is not doing edits, or did I
> >> misunderstand something here?
> >>
> >> I have this wrong detection of progressive video since upgrading to
> >> 0.20.
> >
> > It's not wrong.  It's reporting based off of what's in the video headers.
> I see. And 0.19 did not look into the video headers?

Yup, ignored them completely.

> So, it's the fault of the channels or the provider.
> In that case, it would be extremely helpful to have a setting to force
> this always to "interlaced" (for 0.20 fixes branch).
> BTW, what's the negative effect, if I set a progressive recording to
> video scan "interlaced"?
> I can see no negative effect here, so maybe this means all my recordings
> really are interlaced, but some are wrongly marked in the video headers?

I thought there was a setting to force it..  Don't remember exactly, though.


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