[mythtv-users] nVidia interlace problem

Alex Butcher mythlist at assursys.co.uk
Thu Nov 13 16:29:56 UTC 2008

On Thu, 13 Nov 2008, Paul Gardiner wrote:

> Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> Alex Butcher wrote:
>>> I'm using a homemade VGA-to-RGB-SCART that generates composite sync from 
>>> VGA
>>> sync signals. My card is a generic GeForce 4 MX440 model, and thus I'm
>>> forced to use nVidia's legacy drivers (currently 96.43.07). Normal 
>>> graphical
>>> output is properly interlaced using a 720x576 at 50Hz PAL modeline; things 
>>> like
>>> the MythTV UI are razor-sharp.
>> Damn! Game over I guess. Don't understand the description quite: in what
>> sense doubled? You said about the legacy drivers - heard anything about
>> this being cured in later drivers? I was looking at using onboard
>> 7050PV. Maybe I would be able to use later drivers.
> I just went to nVidia's driver site. For GF4 MX it now suggests
> 100.14.11... or am I not undestanding what you mean by legacy.

That page is wrong, and contradicts their READMEs. I've tried non-legacy
drivers with my GF4 440MX, and X logs that it's unsupported and I need the
legacy drivers instead.

> For 7050PV, they suggest 177.80. Hmmm, who knows. Later I will
> have a go at reading the release notes.
> Cheers,
> 	Paul.


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