[mythtv-users] The Olympics has destroyed my video

Allen Edwards allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 16:54:00 UTC 2022


On Thu, Feb 10, 2022 at 8:46 AM Mike Hodson <mystica at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Thu, Feb 10, 2022, 09:25 Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>  I have had to switch to SLIM and with that I get artifacts I think are
>> called tearing which annoy me but the wife is happy so that is where it is.
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> One thing I have noticed with Nvidia video cards if you have two displays
> connected to the same card and they are not the precise same frame rate,
> for example 60.02 versus 59.99, this will cause tearing on one of the
> screens but not the other. I have found in my history no way to prevent
> this, so I've purchased an AMD card instead for multiple monitors.
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> If you just have one screen on your computer then I'm not 100% sure what
> to offer as a solution to this issue, however I have found that using the
> KDE desktop with compositing, leaving compositing enabled full-time, and
> using the I believe it is the copy frames option? ields the best result for
> tear-free video.
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> Mike
>
> There is only one video output. There is a second monitor but it doesn't
run Myth, just system stuff. I do have both a TV and a projector but Myth
doesn't know that. Myth just drives the HDMI splitter.
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