[mythtv-users] Freesat DVB-S2 BBC HD Problems
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sun Aug 28 16:15:09 UTC 2011
On 28/08/11 16:38, Paul Littlefield wrote:
> On 28/08/11 16:28, Richard Morton wrote:
>> Not at home but running xubuntu 10.04
> OK, thanks for that. I have more news...
> $ mplayer 7940_20110828153000.mpg plays fine.
> $ mplayer -vo vdpau 7940_20110828153000.mpg plays fine.
> $ mplayer -vo vdpau -vc ffh264vdpau 7940_20110828153000.mpg does not play *
> * and in fact shows exactly the same white flashing screen as the MythTV internal player when choosing Video Playback Profile 'VDPAU *'
> So it looks like an x264 playback issue.
> BBC HD recordings are Video: h264 (High), yuv420p, 1440x1080
> Channel 4 HD recordings are Video: h264 (Main), yuv420p, 1920x1080
If your BBC HD recordings are 1440x1080, that would imply that they were 4:3,
which is a bit unlikely for HD, unless this was a broadcast of a film or other
program originally broadcast (or made) in 4:3 (and they couldn't be bothered to
Perhaps you were just unlucky in your choice of recording material.
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