[mythtv-users] native resolution vs 1080i for HDTV and SD on
adeffs at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 22:59:49 EST 2005
On Tuesday 22 November 2005 22:41, Dan Christian wrote:
> On Thursday 17 November 2005 09:57 am, Steve Adeff wrote:
> > So I could
> > A) buy a video card with an HDTV output chip and use that
> I've got a NVIDIA 6600GT which has HDTV output support, and I still can't
> get a usable 1080i signal. It will put out 1080i, but the picture jitters
> up/down (like the interlace isn't timed properly). It's unusable. You're
> eyes start to water after a couple minutes.
> I tried two different TVs, and both act the same way. Both the component
> outputs and DVI act the same way.
> This is from Fedora 4 with the current NVIDIA drivers (as of 4 months ago).
> I can do 540p or 720p fine. Note that not all sets that support 1080i
> will do 720p. The 720p signal has a higher horizontal refresh rate and my
> Panasonic can't display it.
> Stick to progressive. It will save a lot of headaches.
> If anyone has gotten this to work, I'd love to have the modeline.
if its truely using an HDTV output chip then the modeline won't matter, just
the TVOut settings for the nvidia driver.
Have you fed a 1080i signal to your TV with another device?
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