[mythtv-users] NVidia card lacking Xv overlay

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Aug 21 17:08:31 UTC 2007

On 08/21/2007 02:27 AM, DaveD wrote:
> What about the brightness/contrast adjustments?  This is something
> that really bugs the hell out of me.  Why should we have to take a
> giant step backward in functionality to upgrade to the latest
> hardware?  There must be some way around this.  I would think that
> Nvidia would provide some sort of wrapper so existing apps that rely
> on the overlay would retain their functionality.  Mplayer, Xine and
> MythTV (the ones I use, I assume there are others) all have this same
> problem.  Anyone have a solution?

AIUI, NVIDIA's recommendation is for applications to start supporting
the new OpenGL-based approach (on which Myth devs, among others, are


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