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[directfb-users] Re: [MPlayer-dev-eng] matrox 550 tv out and mplayer problem
On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 10:32:00PM -0500, Neil Radisch wrote: > I'm in the US. NTSC. Damn. There goes my theory :) > The chunky artifacts are definitely due to scaling. Normally I use -aspect > 1.5 (For some > reason -aspect 4:3 looks too tall on all my televisions.... is this a bug?). -aspect overrides the the source aspect ratio. Why do you need to use it? -monitoraspect sets the output aspect ratio but with normal TVs the default 4:3 should be ok. > Now in this > case removing the -aspect 1.5, or replacing it with -aspect 4:3, removes the > interlace artifacts, > however now the motion on the video is rather jerky. Field parity doesn't > seem to have any > effect on it ( well it does have some effect. It can make the motion REALLY > jerky if I fiddle with it). :( > This raises a number of questions: > > 1) Given that my television is NTSC, why is the motion jerky I'm not sure. > 3) Why can't mplayer just figure all this stuff out? It wasn't desgined to. I don't think the developers gave interlaced or telecine or other stuff any though initially. Hopefully mplayer-G2 will handle this sort of stuff correctly. As for DirectFB I'm not entirely happy with the current fieldparity stuff since it makes the process sleep a lot. But fixing that would require kernel support... -- Ville Syrjälä firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.sci.fi/~syrjala/ -- Info: To unsubscribe send a mail to email@example.com with "unsubscribe directfb-users" as subject.