[mythtv-users] Playback has blueish colors...

gLaNDix (Jesse Kaufman) glandix at lloydnet.org
Wed Jul 6 23:36:10 EDT 2005

Teruel de Campo MD wrote:
> Robin Edgar Hansen wrote:
>> Hello list-members,
>> Does anyone have a clue as to why the playback/liveTV on mythfrontend 
>> has wrong colors? I see nothing suspicious in the log output from The 
>> recorded material is OK and playback with mplayer works fine *before* 
>> mythfrontend has run. Afterwards mplayer shows the same blueish 
>> colors, but only when using XV for output (whereas -vo X11 remains 
>> OK). Restarting the X-server makes mplayer -vo xv work again. So, has 
>> the X server (or the XV part) been put in a bad state?
> Robin,
> Finally I have found someone with the same problem I have!
> Have you tried to press the <G> key while in liveTV? In my case I can 
> get the picture ok but it does not stick. If I close mythtv after 
> pressing G and getting the  picture ok then mplayer works ok.
> So somehow the adjustment is transfer to the ivtv module, however if you 
> change channels after pressing the G key and having the picture ok, when 
> you go to the new selected channel the color is wrong again. Seems that 
> the changes are not change in the tables and whenever mythtv reads it 
> get the same old values.? I wonder if there is a problem with permissions.
> Let's keep in touch and see if you can solve the proble,

i had this same problem (tho' i didn't know about the <g> option) ... it 
was solved by turning off XV color control in the settings ...


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