[mythtv-users] 0.16: How to enable new vsync code and bob deint?
thomas at boerkel.de
Mon Sep 13 13:40:16 EDT 2004
First, thanks a lot for the quick and interesting answer.
Doug Larrick wrote:
>> I did not find this in the docs.
>> How do I enable the new vsync code in 0.16?
> You have no choice; it's enabled. The old code is gone :-)
I see. ;-)
> You may want to run 'mythfrontend --verbose playback', play a video, and
> take note of the timing method it's using:
> * if you're using nVidia version <= 43xx, you should see nVidia timing
> * if you're using nVidia version 53xx, upgrade!
> * if you're using nVidia version 61xx, you should make sure to build
> with OpenGL vsync support (in settings.pro), and you should see OpenGL
Why not use nVidia timing with 61xx, if OpenGL is not available? Also,
can it be built with OpenGL support, but run without?
> * I'm not sure who needs DRM timing, but if you used it before, it
> should continue to work
> * Most others should see /dev/rtc timing. If not, check permissions on
> /dev/rtc and the contents of /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq (should be
> 1024; if not, arrange for it to be so, probably with the 'systune'
/proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq is 64. What's the systune package?
> * If you can't use any of the above for some reason, it will fall back
> to 'sleep with busy-wait,' which is actually not bad with a 2.6 kernel.
> It consumes a little more CPU though, especially with a 2.4 kernel.
What did we have in Myth 0.15, if A/V sync was off?
>> How do I use the new bob deinterlacer in 0.16?
> It's in the settings, in the same location as the old "Deinterlace
> Playback" checkbox was. You enable deinterlacing, then choose a method.
I see it now. :-)
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