[mythtv-users] 1080p choppy playback

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Fri Jan 11 22:25:48 UTC 2008

Mat Kyne <matkyne at hotmail.com> says:
> I recently purchased a 1080p LCD. I am feeding it a 1080p signal
> from my MythTV box over the VGA cable. Everything looks great, but
> when I playback 1080i content recorded over the air HD, playback is
> choppy. I have a Nvidia FX5200 graphics card and am using the Nvidia
> binary drivers.


> I am using BOB to deinterlace playback.

You can't use Bob with a 5200, as it won't handle a 60Hz progressive
refresh rate at 1920x1080. Upgrade to a 6200 or higher
and many, many other messages; search for "yeechang" and "6200.")
Meanwhile, switch to Linear or Kernel deinterlacing.

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Slave backend:		Quad-core Xeon 1.6GHz, 6.6TB sw RAID 6
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Accessories:		47" 1080p LCD, 5.1 digital, and MX-600

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