[mythtv-users] LightWeight Window Manager & fonts

jim.herold at comcast.net jim.herold at comcast.net
Fri Sep 8 19:30:08 UTC 2006

My understanding, and I'm in over my head here, is that some channels run 720p and others run 1080i.  xrandr allows each to output native instead of myth having to do scaling for a fixed output resolution.  

Could certainly be wrong, but I read that in an old thread (2004) on this list.

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: Scott <list-mythtv at bluecamel.eml.cc>
> On Sep 8, 2006, at 3:13 PM, jim.herold at comcast.net wrote:
> > Yeah, I read about those.  I'm running HD though, which I  
> > understand from some of the reading there are advantages to having  
> > xrandr support.  That's why I chose wmii and pawm, because they  
> > both support xrandr.  My understanding is that ratpoison and  
> > fluxbox don't support xrandr.  Please correct me if I'm mistaken.
> I'm trying to understand where xrandr would be an advantage for  
> systems running HD. I think xrandr would only be an advantage for HD  
> boxes so that the myth gui could run at one resolution  (SD) while  
> playback could run at another resolution (HD). Are you using this  
> type of configuration?
> --
> Scott
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