[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend idle cpu consumption help

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Wed Nov 11 23:05:36 UTC 2009

Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 18:50 +0000, Paul Gardiner wrote: 
>> That's what the deinterlacer called "Interlaced x2" is for.
> Advanced x2?

No. I did mean "Interlaced x2". It's in 0.22 and some prepackaged
versions of 0.21.

>> It isn't
>> really a deinterlacer. It just keeps the outgoing interlace insync
>> with the outgoing one.
> Sweet.
>> To use it you must match the X screen size to the content, and you
>> must avoid any scaling (and hence put up with overscan for the actual
>> video playback).
> Makes total sense.
>> That's what I do here, and after trying many other ways, it was the
>> only one that gave quality equal to my pre-MythTv DVRs.
> Not surprising since it's simply mapping the input content to the output
> as it would have been displayed originally without myth between.

Yeah, exactly

> Unfortunately, the only machine I have a VDPAU able card (an 8600GS) in
> has an LCD on it via DVI, so typical (i.e. real) deinterlacing is
> actually not so bad there.

Interlaced x2 is software, so you may be able to use it. Not all
cards can output interlaced modes though.


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