[mythtv-users] 1920x1080 playing a 720p video?

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 22:22:20 UTC 2009

2009/11/25 Ken Johnson <kennethjohnson6 at gmail.com>:
> What am I supposed to change my settings to in playback settings because
> when I watch 720p on my 1080 screen it distorts itself every few frames
> how do I stop this.
> p.s I've tried going to menu while playing a video and selected
> interlaced in video scan but still every 20 seconds or so it will
> distort a bit until scene changes or whatever it does.

I'm not sure what you mean with "distort" ; it sounds like you're
seeing tearing.

Changing the resolution of your screen won't fix your problem..

Make sure you have activated Xv v-sync ; you can try enabling opengl v-sync.

If using VDPAU; disabling Composite in the xorg.conf file is required
is using nvidia drivers 180.xx ; and helps for some with 185.xx and

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