[mythtv-users] Dell Studio Hybrid - success
greg at nodecam.com
Fri Nov 14 00:51:09 UTC 2008
Brad Fuller wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Greg Mitchell <greg at nodecam.com> wrote:
>> When I got back, I tried installing Gentoo on it for a few days, having
>> no luck with getting Xorg going at any resolution to my Sharp Aquos
>> 1080p set. I eventually swallowed my pride and tried the gentoo liveCD
>> with the same results - no X whatsoever.
> do you suppose that is because of the Intel graphics? Maybe the driver
> was incorrect, doesn't work, or ?
I'm sure it was related to the version of the intel driver - I tried all
sorts of different permutations, and was just about to give up on
configuring it on the TV when I tried Mythbuntu as a last resort. Not
only did it come up with X right away, it came up in full 1080p right away.
If it were doing more than just being a frontend (and mythjobqueue host)
then I'd give it more effort to get gentoo going, since that's my distro
of choice, but for a frontend, mythbuntu's ease of use is pretty hard to
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