[mythtv-users] Can't playback using 1080i TV-Out

Henry A Harper III hah at alumni.rice.edu
Mon Sep 25 20:22:59 UTC 2006

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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org]On Behalf Of Justin The Cynical
> Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 12:31 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Can't playback using 1080i TV-Out
> I have been looking at getting a new display/television that has a
> native 1080 resolution.  So, I thought that I would be smart and make
> sure my current myth system can deal with the added data to pump out the
> video card.
> Current setup:
> 4:3 projection set with the ability to accept a 1080i signal
> MSI fanless AGP GeForce 6200 with component video out, currently using a
> 480i TV-Out signal
> system resolution is set at 800x600
> Myth .19 fixes, rev 0.19.20060121-2
> Nvidia 8774
> Using XvMC
> Screen settings does not have "Use GUI size for TV playback" checked
> I am able to watch HD programming with the system scaling the HD feed
> down to fit.
> However, when I set everything to 1080 (TV-Out to 1080i and X resolution
> to 1920x1080), the frontend works until I try to play any videos.  The
> screen goes blank and the frontend hangs, requiring me to reboot the
> machine to get it back under control.  I tried leaving the screen
> resolution alone but setting the TV-Out to 1080, same results.
> The frontend log is as follows:
>Any ideas?  I'm stumped since I am using TV-Out now, just changing the
>resolution shouldn't cause this.

In your nvidia-settings X Server XVideo settings tab, are both of the "sync
to vblank" boxes UN-checked? This was the key for me - I am using 1080i
TV-out on a 7600GS w/8774 & XvMC to a 48" RPTV (WS-48311).


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