[mythtv-users] Confused about video card

Ronald Wielink ronald.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 03:15:09 EST 2005

Hoi Micha,
it seems like you've made quite some progress. Since I'm struggling with
optimising my nvidia card as well (and living in Dutchland just like you),
would you please share the settings you are using now?



On 12/15/05, Micha Kersloot <micha at kovoks.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> Nick schreef:
> > On 14/12/05, Micha Kersloot <micha at kovoks.nl> wrote:
> >>
> >>I've found that the Ati card has quite a better quality output on my
> >>Television (SVIDEO) than the NVidia card. On the other side, BOB isn't
> >>working (a static 'screendump' flickering with the life stream) and i'm
> >>unable to do anything with overscan and/or shifting the output to center
> >>on my TV. Those functions are working on the nvidia card, but the
> >>quality is like vhs video quality.
> >
> >
> > The fglrx driver comes with a utility (you need to compile it yourself
> > though I think) that enables you to change overscan settings when
> > using TV-Out.
> That's true, but the moving options don't work (if found in the
> mailinglists that's allready for a longer time.) And if I turn the
> overscan function on in the xorg.conf configuration, I end with a
> gray-scale picture. There is a new fglrx driver (8.20.x) that defaults
> to use Overscan, so I can't use that driver at all.
> At the moment i'm digging in the nvidia solution and got it allmost good
> working. There is only a little ehh.. lagging? Like the old frame
> stays and the new one is already drawn. So it looks a little like the
> mouse pointer in the old times, dragging a little tail. I've enabled
> deinterlacing Bob and that makes it better, but doesn't solve the
> problem completely.
> --
> Met vriendelijke groet,
> Micha Kersloot
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