[mythtv-users] XvMC De-interlacing

dean vanden heuvel deanv at cox.net
Mon Aug 16 23:30:37 EDT 2004


for 2) when you say "Nothing like it used to be WITHOUT XvMC de-interlacing turned on", when was "used to be"?  The current version of Myth that I am using 0.15.1 does not allow de-interlace or any other filters to be used during playback.  What version are you using?

-dvh

On Sun, 15 Aug 2004 08:05:14 -0500
"john roberts" <homepagez at lycos.com> wrote:

> 
> All HD folks:
> 
> I've been watching the Olympic Games on NBC OTA HD (1080i content).  I was wondering if anyone else has been watching and could comment on the quality of the picture.
> 
> My processor is a 2.6G P4 and I've always had to enable XvMC for mythtv not to studder all the time while watching live TV.  Because of this I can only use the "poor mans XvMC deinterlacing" feature vs. the Mythtv de-interlacing software variations (which I hear are better).
> 
> With XvMC and my 1080i content - watching on a 720x480p Samsung - I see two things when I watch the games:
> 
> 1) On an object which has very small variations in color I see what almost looks like the effect you see when watching a DiVX or an XViD rip (if that makes sense).  Kind of blotchy vs. smooth transitions in color.
> 
> 2) During movement (this must be the interlacing issue) things seem just slightly jagged and blurred.  Nothing like it used to be WITHOUT XvMC de-interlacing turned on - but still not "smooth".
> 
> Anyone have any ideas on the above issues?  Or - maybe someone can comment on NBC's HD content for the games.
> 
> Thanks everyone,
> 
> -John
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