[mythtv-users] Always prescaling theme images on startup

Willy Boyd willyboyd at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 13:48:45 UTC 2007

On 3/19/07, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> My TV's best resolution is 1366 x 768 which isn't 16:9. I can't get a
> modeline that works at that resolution anyway, so I ended up going for
> 1280x768 which was the closest I could get. MythTV seems to like 4:3
> or 16:9 resolutions but that doesn't match my TV. So which to go with
> - the one that more closely matches my TV's native resolution, or the
> one that matches what MythTV likes? What impact on my viewing will my
> decision make - will I see a difference in picture quality or will it
> be so subtle that is just doesn't matter? And so what if both the TV
> and MythTV do some scaling - again, how will that affect viewing
> quality?

Forgive me if you already covered this earlier in the thread, but:
are you sure 1280x768 is the closest you can get?  I run 1360x768 on
an NVIDIA 6150.  My tv does 1:1 pixel mapping, but even if you're
still scaling, I would think getting closer is better (1360 v. 1280).

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