[mythtv-users] Fedora 8 video playback issues

MythTV mythtv at blandford.net
Fri Nov 16 13:30:20 UTC 2007

jack snodgrass wrote:
> I upgraded my FE to Fedora 8. I use MythTV for HD recording.
> The backend is still FC6. It still records just fine. This appears to be
> an FE issue....
> vlc and mplayer will play mythtv recorded .mpg files....
> If I go into the mythfrontend a 'select a recording to watch' I see
> the pre-view recording
> play fine in the PIP window on the screen.
> If I select something to watch from the mythfrontend 'select a
> recording to watch:' screen
> or if I do mythtv to see LiveTV or if I do LiveTV from the
> mythfrontend, I hear the
> audio fine, but I don't get a picture. I get something that looks like
> a garbage buffer
> on the screen....

Are you using the nvidia drivers?  There is a but in 100.14.19 and newer 
that causes scrambled video for many.

Try reverting to the 100.14.11 drivers.


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