[mythtv-users] nVidia 8500gt settings

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Fri Dec 28 23:00:28 UTC 2007

eric bernhart wrote:
> Hello all, I'm just got a nvidia 8500 gt and am running myth0.20.2. Play back of HD materail is fine except I keep getting a scan line during play back. Has anyone else seen this sort of thing, and if so how did you fix it?
>  I'm using Bob as the deinterlacer, and the MPEG2 decoder is Via XvMC. No opengl for vertical sync. If I select OpenGL for the vertical sync the scan gets removed however the audio sync is aweful and after a while myth will crash with a segement fault.
> Any ideas? Think myth-vid would fix this?

There is no XvMC support for the 8 series of Nvidia cards, but that's 
not the problem. Make sure 'vsync' is turned on in nvidia-settings. That 
fixed it for me with my 8400GS card. I just use standard decoding, and 
with bob deinterlacing it looks fantastic.


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