[mythtv-users] Problems with Bob under XvMC

John Patrick Poet john at BlueSkyTours.com
Tue Sep 14 00:36:59 EDT 2004

Doug Larrick wrote:

> Rob Hillis wrote:
> > On a slightly different note, can anyone tell me exactly what the
> > advantages of Bob de-interlacing are?  Yes, the picture here seems to
> > be fairly clear and clear, though it has an incredibly annoying
> > vertical jitter on anything with sharp edges (i.e. the OSD and
> > titles/credits)
> Bob deinterlacing shows the two fields of an interlaced video
> sequentially.  This is what a normal interlaced display does, so it
> should look the most similar to actually running your HDTV/monitor as
> interlaced.

I watched LIVE tv for a short while yesterday, and noticed that BOB 
seemed to have the fields reversed.  BOB works beautifully on recorded 

Just an FYI, since I rarely watch live tv.


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