[olug] hd playback

Jon Larsen relayer at levania.org
Fri Feb 15 15:27:40 UTC 2008


What are you using to play the video in Myth, mplayer or xine?

Have you tried playing the video using VLC or mplayer, no frontend 

How much ram is in your frontend?

Also, if you're using AGP, check your windows size.  Try 64MB if your 
mainboard supports it.

Jon L.

On Fri, 15 Feb 2008, Noel Leistad wrote:

> Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 08:24:58 -0600
> From: Noel Leistad <noel at metc.net>
> Reply-To: Omaha Linux User Group <olug at olug.org>
> To: Omaha Linux User Group <olug at olug.org>
> Subject: [olug] hd playback
> Bought an HDHomerun.
> MBE is P4/2.8Ghz w/ GeForce FX5200 - Mythdora 4.0 confg'd to 800x600 at 50hz
> MFE is AOpen MiniPC, 1.7Ghz P4, on-board video - Mythdora 4.0 confg'd to 
> 800x600 at 60hz
> HD recordings, some 1280x??, some 1920x1080, display fine on PC Screen 
> attached to MBE. When running on MFE output to TV via svideo, Video 
> displays as "blue-screen", audio sounds OK.
> Thinking SDTV can't display HD, even thru mythtv (??), I bought HDTV.
> on MFE, HD programming using svideo, still "blue-screen", switched to 
> RGB(PC), same thing.
> Don't know how much memory allocated to video on MFE, could this be 
> problem?? Looking for ideas.
> BTW, also, SD streams played on the new TV exhibit garbled audio, so, 
> they unwatchable as well. Anyone else experienced similar? WAF currently 
> more like WDisAF;common, but now at an elevated level. The only saving 
> grace is the nice new TV that plays OTA pretty well.
> OT - "Enjoy Lunch w/ the Penguin" today, for those getting to attend.

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