[mythtv-users] Weird old-frame problem editing recordings, but only at 5+ second jumps (even after .24 +fixes upgrade)
krt at krt.com.au
Thu Jun 30 00:03:17 UTC 2011
On 29/06/11 18:37, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 29/06/11 01:09, Kingsley Turner wrote:
>> I have this problem with the MythTV video editor/trimmer thing.
>> When I step through the video at 1-frame, 0.5 seconds, or 1 second
>> everything is OK.
>> However when I step through at keyframe, 5 seconds (or more) the image I was
>> viewing before pushing [right-arrow] (or [left]) obscures the new frame
>> image. However I do see the correct frame for a split-split-second before
>> the old one obscures it. So the 'cursor' is advancing through the video,
>> but I can never see exactly where I'm up to.
>> That sounds a bit convoluted - here's an example.
>> Say I have a news recording before a program I want to trim off. On my
>> screen I see the face of the news-anchor-dude. I set the jump to 1 second,
>> and press [->] and the cursor advance, and a new video frame is shown (it's
>> still the same guy though). All this is correct.
>> So I up the jump time to 5 seconds, press [->]. I see a screen flash of the
>> new frame, but it's immediately covered by the frame I started on (the news
>> reader). I push [->] about 10 times. As I do it, I can see the cursor
>> advance, and a flicker of the correct frame (into my nature-programme now),
>> but every time that original news reader image is back. I set the jump-time
>> back to 1 second, and it works fine.
>> I had this problem with 0.23, but had hoped it would go away with 0.24. It
>> hasn't. It's a real problem with the keyframe jump. I want to trim every
>> last peice of the previous programme away, but this problem makes it really
>> difficult - almost trial and error.
>> I run the nvidia-binary driver - NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.29. But various
>> upgrades to this driver have yielded no resolution.
> My memory of this is rather hazy: I used to see behaviour a bit like
> this with the editor, although I don't recollect anything
> 5-second-specific. I think it had to do with the video-blitter
> settings, or maybe it was Qt vs GL. I don't see it now, and a quick
> look at the frontend settings hasn't shown anything that clicks.
> In my nVidia X server XVideo settings I have the Video Texture and Video
> Blitter both synced to VBlank on the monitor, and OpenGL _not_ synced
> to VBlank, with flipping allowed. These settings may not make any
> sense, but if they differ from yours they may be worth trying.
I replicated your nVidia settings, but to no effect I'm afraid.
I might have a play with the Qt/GL settings and see if anything comes of it.
thanks for the help
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