[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2429: Autodetect video scan is confused by 1080i recordings
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 21:31:32 UTC 2006
On 9/20/06, Isaac Richards <ijr at case.edu> wrote:
> 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.
It's in the on screen menu, "Deinterlace" iirc, automatically set to
autodetect, you can force to progressive or interlaced. Though I think
what people are asking for is a per channel fixed setting.
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