[mythtv-users] fglrx Pal, 50Hz

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 21:37:29 EST 2005

On 19/12/05, Micha Kersloot <micha at kovoks.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using the ati fglrx driver 8.19.10 which gives me quite a good
> picture. The only thin that bugs me a little is that when i'm watching
> tv and something is moving quite fast on the screen there seems to be a
> little lag on that object (the same thing you see when you wave your
> hand very fast in front of your eyes).
> I think from what i've read sofar this could have something to do with
> 'deinterlace'. Is that true?
> If that is the case, it looks like the deint functions are not working
> very well in my configuration. I think that the fact that i'm living in
> the Netherlands (PAL) and the fglrx driver using 60Hz could be the
> reason for these bad deint effects, true?
> If above is true, is it possible to use my Ati Radeon 9600 in a 50Hz
> configuration (maybe another / older driver?)

Have you tried limited the refresh rate for the TV in your xorg.conf
file? This should stop it trying to use a refresh rate higher than
50Hz. Have you also specified your TV standard (I use PAL-I in the UK)
in your xorg.conf file - this should be setup during fglrx driver


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