Blue faces and xvattr -a XV_HUE - (was Re: [mythtv-users] No
videoplayback - LiveTV or recordings)
acodring at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 24 22:15:13 UTC 2005
Had a look using the GUI and "Use XV Picture Controls" is already selected.
Are you talking about a different setting in a config file somewhere?
--- David Ellis <david at ellisonline.ca> wrote:
> You need to change the setting "use xv picture settings" in TV Settings to
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> Subject: Blue faces and xvattr -a XV_HUE - (was Re: [mythtv-users] No
> videoplayback - LiveTV or recordings)
> Thanks again Nick!
> On your suggestion I used xvattr to look at all the settings and noticed
> XV_HUE was set to -1000
> in a range of -1000 to 1000.
> I thought that sounded like the most relevant and most suspicious of the
> settings, so I changed it
> to 0.
> Immediately the DVD I was playing in the background in Kaffeine looked
> 'right' - blue faces were
> no longer.
> Thinking this had solved my woes I closed Kaffeine, fired up mythfrontend
> and started trying to
> watch Live TV.
> The blue faces were back! I alt-tabbed over to a terminal session and
> checked xvattr -a XV_HUE and
> it was set back to -1000.
> I set XV_HUE back to 0 while the show was still playing and again colors
> returned to normal.
> Getting suspicious I stopped watching Live TV, went back to the mythtv menu,
> then restarted
> watching Live TV. Blue faces again.
> If I change XV_HUE while on the main menu, then go to Live TV via the TV
> guide I get blue faces.
> If I wait to change XV_HUE until I'm on the TV guide page, then color is
> good when I get to
> Suggests to me that XV_HUE is being changed on the transition from the main
> menu (no video
> overlay) to the TV guide (includes video overlay in the preview windows.)
> I should also note that the TV guide page colours also look sick when the
> XV_HUE is wrong.
> I'll keep poking around, but any input appreciated.
> --- Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Video works now, but faces are blue...
> > > Color is fine for the X display, it's just video that's wrong - both
> mythtv and mplayer have
> > the
> > > same color problem.
> > Could be needing to use xvattr to modify some XV settings.
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