[mythtv-users] Force Xv output in mythfrontend?

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Jul 26 10:04:41 EDT 2005

On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 10:38:01PM +0100, Stephen Tait wrote:
> I've just set up a new combined front/backend (gentoo, x86 on an AMD 3500 
> with an nVidia graphics card via display on a CRT monitor), but the 
> frontend seems to default to OpenGL output for video, rather than use Xv as 
> I'd prefer (TTBOMK OGL sync is best suited for TV output, which'll be for 
> the next frontend I do). It seems to be causing problems in deinterlacing 
> the DVB streams no matter what deint option I use.
> Is there any way to force mythfrontend to output in Xv? If I compile 

Xv and OpenGL aren't alternatives here. OpenGL is providing sync
when outputting through Xv. You can turn that off and still use Xv.
(There's an option to turn it off in the settings GUI in 0.18.1.)

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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