[mythtv-users] MacOSX frontend & 1080i
ignasiak at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 14:49:08 UTC 2007
On 3/12/07, Andrew Gallatin <gallatin at cs.duke.edu> wrote:
> Is anybody able to play smooth, 1080i video using the MacOSX frontend?
1080i works well for me, on my 1.66GHz Core Duo Mac Mini + 720P DLP Display.
> After upgrading my Linux combined front/backend to 0.20-fixes, I
> decided to try the MacOSX frontend on my 2.16GHz Core2 Duo iMac with a
> Radeon x1600 (1680x1050 lcd). I'm running the MacOSX binary from
> Standard def, and 720p content works flawlessly, but 1080i has
> annoying jerkiness. The same 1080i files play flawlessly with vlc. I
> have tried the hints in the Wiki, and have tried libmpeg2, etc, but to
> no avail. The machine is 65-75% idle when playing 1080i, so I don't
> *think* CPU is the issue.
> One thing I've fixated on is the messages I find in the log when
> I enable verbose playback. This is printed roughly 4 times per
> 2007-03-12 09:52:05.459 NVP: Video is 3.57936 frames ahead of audio,
> doubling video frame interval to slow down.
Have you tried changing the video playback settings? I have "Use
video as timebase" disabled in my configuration. Maybe also try
different de-interlacing settings to see the effect.
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