[mythtv-users] MythTV shows split screen when playing back or watching TV

Alex Butcher mythlist at assursys.co.uk
Sat Jan 22 15:53:13 UTC 2011

On Sat, 22 Jan 2011, Chris Jones wrote:

> I am using MythTV 0.24 on a Fedora 14 box. My video card is an ATI Radeon 
> 2600. I have recently upgraded to Fedora 14 and since then, whenever I try 
> and watch TV, the display shows a double image one above the other within the 
> screen. My monitor which is an HPL2045W is configured in Fedora to display at 
> 1600x1050.

I've seen all sorts of weirdness when trying to use Radeon cards for Xvideo
output. Which driver and version are you using? Have you tried the
proprietary ATI Catalyst drivers? Have you tried different deinterlacer
settings? Have you tried different Video Renderers (e.g. Xv, OpenGL, XvMC,

> Does anyone have any suggestions to resolve this issue?

My experiments made me swear off ATI cards in favour of nVidia for the
forseeable. :-(

Best Regards,

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