[mythtv-users] mplayer options when xvideo fails

kedlm at charter.net kedlm at charter.net
Mon Feb 28 22:26:54 UTC 2005

> > I am currrently trying to display HD on my 36" Tube TV.  
As in boring old NTSC TV.  I cannot drive it at HD resolutions!  It is not an HD TV.  Hence my need to scale.

> No; I'm not talking about running at the TV's native resolution... I'm 
> talking about driving your TV at the movie's native resolution, so no 
> scaling is required.  Then it doesn't matter if you're scaling with Xv 
> or in software, because the scaling isn't being performed.  The only 
> caveat is that you need to be able to configure your X server to drive 
> all of the appropriate resolutions, which I understand can sometimes be 
> a bit of a headache with HDTVs.

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