[mythtv-users] Choosing a HDTV for myth usage

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 01:22:43 UTC 2006

given this information... are modelines portable among graphics cards
and vga/dvi?  ill go and test with my laptop then.

On 8/15/06, Greg Woods <greg at gregandeva.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 15:35 -0500, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> >
> > I'm looking at buying a HDTV this week
> If you really want to save yourself a whole lot of grief, you might
> Google around and see if you can find a known-working modeline for
> xorg.conf for your proposed TV before you buy it. I have a Pioneer TV
> that impresses even the cable technicians ("best picture I have seen so
> far" from the Comcast guy), but since there was no modeline available
> for it, I had to develop my own which turned into two months of headache
> and a complete reinstall of my system (destroyed it trying to install
> and run Windows XP just so that I could use the Powerstrip software to
> get a working modeline; eventually worked but was yet another major
> headache). Save yourself this by buying a TV that is known to display HD
> under X that you can find a known-working modeline for.
> --Greg
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