[mythtv-users] Recording: how to adjust color?

Walt Howd walthowd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 15:47:20 EDT 2005

Are you using Xv? Do you have that selected in setup? You could try
setting the brightness usign xvattr.


On 7/6/05, Teruel de Campo <chusty at attglobal.net> wrote:
> I posted a couple of message and I got not answers  :-( . I just compiled from
> source everything except mysql (only I dropped mythconverg)and the problem
> persist. I am using ivtv-0.3.6.w. I get no error during compilation and except
> for this problem the rest is ok.
> The recording is very dark as well as .nuv during live tv. If I press <G> during
> live TV suddenly the picture is ok. Recording picture is always dark.
> Where can I change the recording color?
> Why whenever I start mythtv the color is reset to dark?  Here is the weird behavior:
> If I look at liveTV the is very dark:
> (1) If I press G (the window comes preset to 50% for example)suddenly without
> any adjustments the color is perfect. For some reason mythtv can not read the
> preset 50% until G is press?. If I exit mythtv and then I use the mplayer the
> picture is perfect.
> (2) If I donot press G the picture is dark. If I exit and then use the mplayer
> the picture is dark
> In summary the ivtv module seems to work as it should. Mythtv can not read the
> color setup until the G is press.
> Why?
> Could it be problems with permission in mysql?
> I have spend time looking at the users lists, reinstalling and learning mysql
> but I can not figure out where the problem is. I would appreciate any direction
> any of you can point me where to look at it.
> Thxs much!
> terry
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