[mythtv-users] Moving to an HDTV
aaranya+mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Jan 22 21:02:29 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 11:28 AM, Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:35:42AM -0500, Cool Frood wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I have a MythTV setup currently running with an NVidia FX 5200 that
>> pushes DVI to a 1680x1050 Acer LCD. I'm planning to get a 1080p HDTV.
>> I have a bunch of questions:
>> 1. Is it possible to do 1080p without DVI-D? FX 5200 doesn't do DVI-D
>> (I think). Can I do 1080p over VGA?
> I'm doing that right now with an FX5200. 1920x1080P over VGA.
> Looks very good.
Thanks for the info, Dan. Can you share your xorg.conf? I'm going to
get my TV tomorrow and I don't want to be stuck without MythTV while I
get a new video card for it.
>> 2. Can I run an HDTV at 1680x1050? It took me some effort to coax
>> X.org into doing that resolution over DVI but I suspect that an HDTV
>> will be less forgiving of clocks and frequencies.
> An HDTV will be less forgiving.
>> 3. If nothing works, what is a good card to do 1920x1200 to an HDTV in
>> Linux? I assume it would require an DVI-D to HDMI cable.
> If I were buying a new card, it would be something that can
> handle the VDPAU system.
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