[mythtv-users] Oversaturation / Bleeding

Marius Schrecker marius at schrecker.org
Thu Dec 22 10:21:41 EST 2005

> Hi guys,
> Been having a problem with oversaturation and colour bleeding in LiveTV
> and being recorded into my recordings.
> I've recently upgraded to SVN 8321 and I've been having the problem
> since then.
> I've ruled out a bunch of stuff:
>     1. It's not my TV settings - playing videos via MythVideo (through
>        mplayer using -vo xv) look fine
>     2. It's not my X / nVidia driver settings - for the same reason, also
>        that I haven't changed them for close on 6 months and have never
>        had this problem before (and yes, I have tried tweaking with
>        nvidia-settings to no avail).
>     3. It's not my DVB feed from the antenna - LiveTV looks perfect on my
>        laptop running the same SVN version.
> So that only leaves this particular mythfrontend installation. I have
> tried rendering with 'Standard', 'Standard XVMC' (my preferred choice)
> and libmpeg2 with no effect. I have tried disabling and enabling
> interlacing.
> I know Myth can pay attention to XV picture controls, but I'm not
> entirely sure where I set XV picture controls, or even whether it will
> help (as mplayer doesn't have the same problem).
I had that with the 0.5.1 ivtv and newer firmware, but as you're not
getting the problem with MPlayer that's not the answer for you. Is it
particularly bad for the red channel?


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