[mythtv-users] NVidia card lacking Xv overlay

Christian Schuglitsch subjectmythtv at schugy.de
Sun Aug 19 22:13:38 UTC 2007

Am 19.08.2007 03:09 schrieb Mark Buechler:
> I just upgraded to a new system forcing me to a new video card, which 
> is a 7600. Now, it seems all newer NVidia cards lack the old Xv 
> overlay, sadly. What is being used now is using their 3D engine, 
> similar to the OpenGL display option in the -vid branch. This allows 
> for much improved scaling and sharpness, however, no matter what I do 
> I still see interlacing in all movement and it looks extremely ugly. 
> I'm using a 1080i display. I've tried several different deinterlacers 
> all resulting in the same ugly display.
> Does anyone know a fix for this? Also, the new Xv is much darker and I 
> don't know of anyway of brightening it without also brightening the 
> normal display.
> - Mark.
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Whats your distro, your nvidia driver version, your video player 
packages? Show us your /etc/X11/xorg.conf too.

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