[mythtv-users] PBS interlacing not working - Was: Cyberchase and de-interlacing

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jun 11 16:39:21 UTC 2009

On 06/11/2009 11:44 AM, Yan Seiner wrote:
> On Tue, June 9, 2009 3:48 pm, Justin The Cynical wrote:
>> No errors about the video render or the deinterlacer, but damn it's
>> nasty looking.  The kids don't seem to care, but it really bothers me.
>> :-)
> Same here.  I snagged the latest trunk yesterday; no joy.  Myth fails to
> detect interlacing on PBS signal.  Myth thinks it's progressive.

= the broadcaster is /telling/ Myth that the frames are progressive. 
Not a lot we can do with garbage.

> I can manually select Interlaced from the pop-up menu.  Once I do that,
> it's perfect.  Absolutely perfect.  I'm using VPDAU and the image is rock
> stable.
> Is there some way to tell myth to *always* deinterlace on any PBS program
> so that I don't have to manually set it via the menu?

By telling the broadcaster to fix their garbage.


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