[mythtv-users] Can't playback using 1080i TV-Out

Noah Markon nmarkon at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 20:04:17 UTC 2006

On 9/25/06, Justin The Cynical <cynical at penguinness.org> wrote:
> Current setup:
> 4:3 projection set with the ability to accept a 1080i signal
> MSI fanless AGP GeForce 6200 with component video out, currently using a
> 480i TV-Out signal
> system resolution is set at 800x600
> Myth .19 fixes, rev 0.19.20060121-2
> Nvidia 8774
> Using XvMC
> Screen settings does not have "Use GUI size for TV playback" checked
> I am able to watch HD programming with the system scaling the HD feed
> down to fit.
> However, when I set everything to 1080 (TV-Out to 1080i and X resolution
> to 1920x1080), the frontend works until I try to play any videos.  The
> screen goes blank and the frontend hangs, requiring me to reboot the
> machine to get it back under control.  I tried leaving the screen
> resolution alone but setting the TV-Out to 1080, same results.

What kind of CPU do you have? Can it handle HD video?

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