[mythtv-users] 100Hz TVs, flicker and modelines

Dan Gravell dan.gravell at talk21.com
Tue Nov 6 14:20:43 UTC 2007

I've seen that option but do I not have to edit xorg.conf to allow extra resolutions?

Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote: On Nov 6, 2007, at 5:38 AM, Dan Gravell wrote:

> I have a Sony KV-28FX68U which is supposed to be 100Hz. When MythTV  
> (MythDora 4.0) is running at native PAL resolution the Myth UI and  
> menus are extremely flickery, whereas watching recordings or live TV  
> itself is fine. There's also quite a lot of overscan. If I change to  
> use 800x600 the menus are quite smooth but the TV looks awful again.
> Because TV is better in PAL resolution I want to stick with that but  
> the flicker and overscan really annoys me. It's especially bad when  
> viewing photos etc. Given that it's a 100Hz TV I should be able to  
> remove the flicker, right? Right?
> My frontend is an EPIA, I'm just using the EPIA xorg.conf that came  
> with MythDora. I've no idea if this is supposed to require tweaking.
> Dan

You can have the Myth UI and TV play back at different resolutions.  
Probably for this very reason.

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