[mythtv-users] Scaling HD on a SD-only frontend?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Mar 26 15:05:27 UTC 2007

On 03/26/2007 10:59 AM, Tom Lichti wrote:
> Phil Bridges wrote:
>> I recently built a new SD-only (as of now) frontend based on a XP2500+
>> feeding a SD TV through an AGP nVidia 5200.  SD plays fine (exepct for
>> a little overscan-tweaking).  I tried playing a HD file, and it didn't
>> stutter.  Unfortunately, it was only playing the left side of the
>> output - I'd presume it was the upper-left 640x480 of the file.  Is
>> there any way to have Myth and the video card scale this output to
>> 640x480 on the fly for this frontend?
> I have a similar setup, and playing HD scales fine for me. Not sure what 
> your problem might be, unfortunately.

Driver issues affecting the scaler?  Most scaling issues in the past 
have been due to broken drivers--not Myth.

Are you using the NVIDIA-proprietary drivers?  They should work, but I 
don't know about the nv open-source driver.


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