[mythtv-users] New intel-graphics-based frontend wont switch frame rates

Mark Kendall mark.kendall at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 17:36:37 UTC 2020


Can you post the output from 'mythfrontend -v playback' ? It should at
least show what modes the code thinks are available (and maybe compare
that with the output of xrandr?)

Thanks and regards

On Fri, 23 Oct 2020 at 18:25, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
> I've just started using an intel-graphics-based frontend. Generally all
> has gone well. Mostly it works perfectly, but I can't get it to adjust
> frame rate. My memory of how to set it up is hazy. I looked in
>         Appearance => Separate Modes for GUI and Video Playback
> That dialog is behaving strangely. At first it was offering me a choice
> of 3 modes (640x480, 720x576 and one other I've forgotten). By resetting
> mythfrontend a few times, I got it to offer 1920x1080, but then with no
> other choices (not that I want them, but I know the TV offers more). The
> field "Rate" is also variable. It's usually greyed out, sometimes fixed
> on Auto, sometimes on 0. It did offer me a choice once between Auto and
> 50Hz, but never 60 or 24.
> I'm hoping I've just missed installing a package. I do have libxrandr
> installed, but perhaps myth controls intel using something else.
> Overall this tiny, silent Mini PC looks like it's going to be vastly
> better than my old ION frontend, but I don't think I'm going to be able
> to put up with the rough motion that I get without frame-rate switching.
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