[mythtv-users] Video Flicker on FF, jump ahead or rewind. Why? [solved]

Rick rbonafied at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 17:52:10 UTC 2009

Rick wrote:
> Hi,
> I've recently revamped my whole myth system so I may be looking for a 
> needle in a haystack.  With that said, I am running myth on Mandriva 
> 2010.0 (prior was 2008.0), Kernel 2.6.31, and 22-fixes branch.  The 
> video is thru a Nvidia Geforce 210 using an DVI to HDMI cable.
> When I'm watching a video, be it high def or regular, whenever I hit 
> jump ahead or rewind I notice the screen almost has to refresh itself. 
> It's very quick, but it's noticeable. With low-res video, I don't have 
> any deinterlacers on, and with VDPAU I have Temporal (2x, Hw).  With 
> xorg.conf, I have composite disabled.
> What do you think would be causing this?  Please let me know if I can 
> provide any configs, or additional settings information.
> Thank you,
> Rick
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After some playing around, I learned that picking different playback 
settings improved things significantly.  I'm now using vdpau for all 
video regardless of whether it's HD or not.


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