[mythtv-users] Anyone know WHY I have to deinterlace when using a 1080i tv?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 19:14:24 UTC 2006

On 11/20/06, Patrick Ouellette <pat at flying-gecko.net> wrote:
> Howdy Campers,
> I've noticed that I have to have de-interlacing enabled when watching
> MythTV (live or recorded) to get a good picture.  The crazy part of this
> is my display device is a 1080i format television (CRT, not DLP/LCD).
> If I turn off de-interlacing the picture is jumpy/ragged as I would
> expect an interlaced video to appear on a progressive display.
> TV is a 5 year old Samsung that does 480p and 1080i (ONLY) driven by an
> Nvidia 6600 card with the component outputs.  I have been using XvMC,
> but also recall noticing this effect without using XvMC.
> I'm pretty sure the video card is in 1080i mode since thin lines on the
> Myth menus flicker.
> The real question: is this a Myth issue, a Nvidia driver issue or some
> other thing?

try enabling OpenGL in MythTV's TV Playback setup.

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