[mythtv-users] Toshiba DVI input at 1080i with a nvidia 5200
ianicbrisson at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 19 13:46:44 UTC 2005
>> Ianic Brisson wrote:
>> I'm trying to get the DVI input on my Toshiba 42HDX82 to work at 1080i (or
>> 540p) with my nvidia FX5200, but the best I get is a rolling screen. I've
>> everything from PowerStrip to tinckering with the modelines to get various
>> refresh rates bot to no avail. It works in 480p and 720p (with an ugly
>> upconversion to 1080i). I've read that Toshiba and/or nvidia doesn't work
>> through DVI in 1080i but couldn't confirm.
>> If anybody's got an angle that could help me out on this, it would be
>> appreciated. My MythTV Box is just waiting for this last step to get
>I was never able to get my 50hdx82 to work with anything other than
>640x480p and 720x480p (horrid overscan) through DVI and my fx5200. I
>couldn't even get my Motorola 6200 cable box to work at anything other
>than 480i and 480p through the DVI cable. All other modes were just a
>blank black screen.
>I believe that until very recently the Nvidia linux drivers did not work
>at 1080i. There was some discussion on this list about it the past
>couple months. Check the gossamer archives.
>Finally purchased an AudioAuthority 9a60 and get great results through
>component. Wish I had spent the $100 a year or more ago.
Thanks for the input, I'm definitively heading the component way so it's good
to hear that it works. Something flashed in my mind yesterday and I started
wondering if the problem with DVI and 1080i wouldn't be related to the fact
that the Toshiba HDX82 series is HDCP compliant.
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