[mythtv-users] Bad picture quality for HD on frontend
sanjeev.x.verma at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 00:00:31 UTC 2012
That was it! You rock Dave, thanks!!!
On Sun, 2012-01-01 at 12:36 -0500, Dave Matthews wrote:
> I did the same thing last week. I had a drive fail on my box and
> ended up loading Ubunto 11.10. I had the same play back symptom of a
> mostly white screen and snow on 1080i playbacks. I cured it by going
> into the front end setup and changing the playback profile from
> defalut to one that included a 1080 playback option. I think it was
> the hd selection.
> On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 9:52 AM, Sanjeev Verma
> <sanjeev.x.verma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All:
> I am a mythtv user for about 3 years now, love the system!
> Till about a
> week ago, I had one ubuntu box that was working as my frontend
> backend, and every functionality is working perfectly on that
> box. I
> recently built another Ubuntu box, and my intention is to have
> this work
> as frontend only (no tuner). I have setup and configured this
> box and I
> am able to browse my previous recordings on the backend box
> etc, but
> when I try to play them, all HD content (720p and up) shows up
> and snowy (sound is ok). When attempting to watch live TV, I
> see the
> same result, with the addition of frequent crashes.
> I can view the recorded content on mplayer on the mythfrontend
> only box
> and it looks perfectly ok.
> I have a wired network, and since I am able to view the
> recordings on
> the mythfrontend box using mplayer, I do not think it can be a
> It should not be the graphics card (ATI Radeon HD 4600), as
> this was the
> card on my original box that has myth frontend and backend,
> plus all my
> other HD content works ok.
> Please let me know if any additional information is needed, I
> will be
> glad to provide.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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