[mythtv-users] HDTV video output

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 14:34:14 UTC 2006

On 2/14/06, Reuben Perelman <reub2000 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Jerry Rubinow wrote:
> > On 2/14/06, Reuben Perelman <reub2000 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm trying to get HDTV output on my mythtv box. The computer has a
> >> GeForce 6600. My TV is a Toshiba 46H84 with a resolution of 1080i. I
> >> connected it with DVI-D to HDMI cable. My mythtv box is running gentoo
> >> is using the 1.0.8178. I got the video card to output a 1920x1080
> >> resolution, but the video shakes vertically. How do I prevent it from
> >> shaking?
> >>
> >
> > Does it shake all the time (even in the console), or only when you're
> > playing back video?  If only playing back video, what playback
> > settings do you have configured in myth?
> >
> >
> Actually, video playback in myth is just resulting in a black screen in
> mythtv. Odd.

It sounds like it could be a modeline problem in your xorg.conf.  I
wouldn't worry about the black screen until you get the first thing
fixed.  If you search around in the archives you can find some good
links on making modelines.

> > You probably want "v4l" in your modules section in any case.
> >
> > -Jerry

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