[mythtv-users] FFW/REW stutters in Recordings - smooth in LiveTV

Jonno jonnojohnson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 20:05:00 UTC 2008

On Jan 11, 2008 1:57 PM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2008, at 11:43 AM, Jonno wrote:
> > Ahh, I see (from this http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-10.html
> > ). When I get home I'll check what is set up currently.
> >
> > Since LiveTV is working great (can't be a processor issue), what would
> > be the drawback of setting everything to record that way? Is it a
> > disk-space-saving thing?
> It's a personal preference of how big you want your video files to be
> for disk space and frontend playback considerations. Balance it to
> whatever you consider "good enough" quality and ability to playback/
> store without stress.
> > When I say that LiveTV works great, the replay and fast-forwarding
> > does. I do have another problem when I change aspect ratio to
> > something other than 4:3 zoom or 16:9 zoom. Then I get horizontal line
> > distortion on fast-moving video. Think they are related?
> You're viewing interlaced content on a progressive display, I'm
> guessing. Use a deinterlacer when viewing content to help.
Actually I would've expected it to be the opposite. My tv signal is
OTA broadcast ATSC in the US. I would've thought this would be

My tv is an old CRT (interlaced) which I'm feeding from the composite
output from my motherboard.

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