[mythtv-users] New 0.21 server up, remote frontend built, not viewing programs, files look wrong

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Apr 6 13:49:06 UTC 2008

On 04/06/2008 06:46 AM, Mark Knecht wrote:
> Sure. I run the frontend in a window and start it using mythfrontend
> --geometry 800x600. When watching a recorded program the video is
> fine. Same as it was using 0.20 and earlier. However anything that
> puts text over the top is moving up and down by what appears to be a
> single pixel scan line. The box painted in the background is blue in
> the case of information ('i' key) or sort of clear in the case of the
> menu. ('m' key) However the text in the box is wiggling around. It
> appears to wiggle mostly vertically like it's painting on different
> scan lines. If I call up the menu and switch to progressive scan then
> the menu is beautiful. It doesn't jerk around at all. This never
> happened with any previous version of Myth unless there was some
> setting I made and have forgotten about.

Sounds like you're using the Bob deinterlacer (and you may have a
misconfiguration--I don't use Bob, but some have said it shouldn't
"bounce" like that).


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