[mythtv-users] New nVidia driver
jcoates at jimcoates.com
Sun Jul 4 00:34:01 EDT 2004
> I am answering myself by quoting BJM from the Dev list:
> That's correct. The fix is to output VGA 'interlaced' modes for
> monitors that support then and has nothing to do with scaled
> playback of video recorded from an 'interlaced' source.
> There are two kinds of people who were looking forward to the fix;
> people with HDTVs with SVGA or component inputs who want to use
> the interlaced modes (ex. 1080i) for their TVs, and people who
> jumped to the conclusion that somehow their video playback would
> be free of any interlacing artifacts.
> I've seen many confused assumptions over the past few months in
> several posting by the later group. In fact, I think I've seen a
> couple postings already from people proudly proclaiming that their
> video playback seems to be significantly better with the new driver.
> The power of the placebo effects is amazing ;-).
> -- bjm
So, you're saying that in my situation (fx5200 -> DVI -> HDTV), I will see
no benefit from interlaced modes while watching NTSC interlaced source
recordings or live tv? What is the solution then, I need a hardware mpeg
decoder that de-intelaces the video better than mythtv or kerneldeint does?
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