[mythtv-users] 'Vertical bands' with NVIDIA GeForce 4 MX 440

Ramzy Darwish ramzy.darwish at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 16:11:35 UTC 2005

I have kind of a minor annoyance that I can't seem to figure out. I 
believe it is a problem with the NVidia drivers, but I am not sure.

I am using S-Video out from an NVidia GeForce 4 MX 440. It works 
alright, but I can't get the picture quality to be as good as the 
regular TV (a Sony Wega Trinitron). But the real problem is that there 
are these vertical bands across the image.

It's not so bad it REALLY interferes with using the thing, but it is 
annoying. The bands are there outside of myth as well.

I am trying to figure out how to describe them, so bear with me.

Across the screen at seemingly random places there are about 4-6 ~3/4in 
bands going from top to bottom. They are not really white, but they are 
much lighter than the picture below them. There is one right in the 
middle of the screen.

I have used nvidia-settings to try to get rid of them, but nothing seems 
to affect them.

Does anybody else have this problem?
Any ideas?


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