[mythtv-users] RE: nvidia new drivers hdtv/interlacing, any benefit for us non HDTV people?

David myth at dgreaves.com
Tue Jul 6 05:09:11 EDT 2004

Thomas Börkel wrote:

> HI!
> David wrote:
>>> I changed it now from 800x600 non-interlaced to 720x576 interlaced. 
>>> It's a little bit sharper now, I guess, but that was to be suspected 
>>> because of no scaling anymore. I see now some interlace effects more 
>>> clear also. So I am using kerneldeint now.
>>> But also background motion is more smooth now. I don't know why, but 
>>> this really helped for that.
>> How did you do that?
>> as I posted a while ago, when I try this I get:
>>   (WW) NVIDIA(0): Not using mode "720x576" (not a valid TV mode)
> I think, I first has this error, too (I first tried 720x576 
> non-interlaced). Then I changed the monitor HorizSync restriction and 
> then both worked (non-interlaced and interlaced).


Thanks Thomas - much appreciated - but I still get:
  (WW) NVIDIA(0): Not using mode "720x576x50i" (not a valid TV mode)

ah well - I wonder if it's because it's a dumbed down 'onboard' chipset?
(driver reports GeForce4 MX Integrated GPU)

Still, it looks pretty good at 800x600.


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