[mythtv-users] Problems with Bob under XvMC

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Mon Sep 13 23:42:33 EDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 10:43:43AM -0400, Doug Larrick wrote:
> Rob Hillis wrote:
> >No, the playback is smooth, it just looks like the entire screen is 
> >jumping up and down by one pixel each frame.  You can only really notice 
> >it when there's text with a sharp edge being displayed on the screen 
> >(such as the OSD).  It's like looking at a monitor with an absurdly low 
> >refresh rate.
> The OSD does not render nicely with bob turned on.  This is a known 
> drawback.  With normal NTSC/PAL material, it's being rendered onto a 
> screen with only ~240 pixels vertical resolution.

How bad is it? I'm using bob (and not getting any warning about too low
refresh rate), and the OSD looks just the same as with kerneldeint.

I do notice onscreen text jumping around a bit, and the bottom line of
the display also tends to flicker.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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