[mythtv-users] mythtv, vdpau, ion, vsync tearing issues.

Mark Kendall mark.kendall at gmail.com
Sun Sep 25 10:14:23 UTC 2011

On 25 Sep 2011, at 11:00, James Courtier-Dutton <james.dutton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have mythtv running on a atom-ion box.
> I run the nvidia drivers and have mythtv set to use vdpau.
> When playing HD videos, there is quite a lot of "tearing" displayed on
> the screen.
> I tried compiling the latest git repository with the
> "--enable-opengl-vsync" but this does not appear to be a valid option
> any more.
> What can I do to improve the tearing artifacts?

I have the same setup and have found that I have to enable OpenGL sync to vblank in nvidia-settings AND ensure those settings are loaded at each reboot (nvidia-settings -l ?) before the frontend is started. I'm also assuming you have the composite extension disabled...


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