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

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Sun Jun 19 23:01:15 UTC 2005

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 
> My setup is a P4 with a ATI Radeon X300 card + PVR350 running Fedora 4 
> and Myth 0.18.1. I am using the DVI output. 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?

The values for Xv controls are a bit undefined. Some cards expect
the normal hue to be 0% other cards expect 50%. If you've turned on
the Xv Controls option in the settings, during playback, press "F"
four times until it says "Hue" and change it by 50%.

--  bjm

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