[mythtv-users] Starting to think I should use Kaffeine insteadof
ffrr at tpg.com.au
Tue Oct 18 08:39:27 EDT 2005
Laurie Odgers wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "ffrr" <ffrr at tpg.com.au>
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 10:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Starting to think I should use Kaffeine
> insteadof Mythtv
>> Niels Dybdahl wrote:
>>> > As for picture quality in LiveTV and recording, what I
>>> >am watching is acceptable for non-HD television.
>>> What is frustrating is that the picture from my DVB card is
>>> even in myth when it's not glitching. Myth must be using it
>>> differently to Kaffeine (which uses Xine) as obviously the drivers
>>> hardware are still the same.
>>> Maybe it is a question of deinterlacing ?
>>> You do not describe the differences, that you observe, so it is hard
>>> to help...
>>> Niels Dybdahl
>> You are right, I only described it in a previous posting.
>> What I see is a sudden patch of digital noise / pixelisation, often
>> associated with a chirping sound in the audio. This might happen
>> every few seconds for a while then go away for a minute or two, only
>> to return randomly. Also it is of various severities, sometimes just
>> a minor fuzzy pixel patch, sometime a large streak of random colour
>> pixels. Sometimes the audio just skips a bit, other times it is a
>> very loud noise burst.
>> Does that sound like anything you've seen before?
> Sounds to me like bad reception and nothing to do with mythtv or
> kaffeine, I guess youve just had good luck when watching tv with
I guess that's not impossible. Knowing that the signal around my house
is good enough for other digital set top boxes etc, I guess this means
an investment in a better TV card then?
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