[mythtv-users] i810 displaying hdtv on a dfp

Bill Omer bill.omer at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 23:07:11 UTC 2007

On 3/16/07, Bill Omer <bill.omer at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I didn't need to set a modeline.
> >
> > I just used 915resolution to set a new mode.
> >
> > then changed the /etc/default/915resultion to use that new mode and resolution
> I've yet to try this!   i'll give it a shot.
> > set the resolution in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, and got it going.
> > This never worked with the dvi->hdmi, but as soon as I switched to
> > vga, it worked perfect.  But I found a limitation in the specs of the
> > tv that explained this.  Sorry I can't be more of a help.
> I have a bad feeling it will also not work with me since I'm using
> straight dvi.  Strange though, with an nvidia card I was able to get
> 1080i with the same dfp display.

Sadly, this also did not work.  I guess the mac mini just isn't cut
out for watchind hdtv in any resolution other than 640x480 when
connected to a dfp via anything other than vga.  I was able to get
this to work just fine with a crt using dvi->vga.

Thanks for the help though


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