[mythtv-users] TV Out with Live TV

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at optusnet.com.au
Fri Jun 13 14:42:41 UTC 2008


On Saturday 14 June 2008 00:28:37 Mark Greenwood wrote:
> On Friday 13 June 2008 15:21:48 Lindsay Mathieson wrote:
> > On Friday 13 June 2008 23:52:48 Mark Greenwood wrote:
> > > I've just succeeded in getting my Nvidia TV Out working (in TwinView 
> > > Clone mode) on my frontend (A Sony VAIO, Core II Duo 2GHz Nvidia 8400
> > > 512MB). The backend is a 1.8GHz Athlon and they're connected by 100MBit
> > > ethernet. I've noticed that I'm getting a fair amount of what you might
> > > call 'lag' on the output picture.
> >
> > I think that's a problem with TwinView. Best performance is with 2
> > separate Xscreens.
>
> Right thanks, that's helpful. Setting up 2 Xscreens is not something I've
> done - how do you tell Myth which screen to use? Or is it just a case of
> setting the TV to be the primary display?

You can do it via the display variable, e.g
  export DISPLAY=:0.1;
  mythfrontend

or just:
  mythfrontend -display :0.1




-- 
Lindsay


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