[mythtv-users] Integrated HDMI?

Brian Phillips brian.phillips at gmx.net
Wed Sep 19 12:15:29 UTC 2007

>I've got an X2 5000+ in mine and I don't really notice any sluggishness. 
>I'm running Ubuntu Feisty (x64 version). The Gig-E worked out of the box 
>on Ubuntu (I originally tried Gentoo and couldn't get it to work with the 
>ethernet so I gave up and just went with Ubuntu :p)

>I'm using VGA as well. I tried HDMI, but I had two problems. First, for 
>some reason I wasn't getting a 1:1 pixel mapping, so text was really hard 
>to read (VGA has no such problems). I didn't look into too much because of 
>the second problem: the HDMI socket is *really* close to the optical S/PDIF

>socket and my optical cable (which is, admittedly, fairly old) was a bit
>chunky -- I couldn't plug both in at the same time! So I just stuck with 
>the VGA cable...


So I thought the idea of using HDMI as a connector was to eliminate the
DVI+audio cables and bundle them together.  Does this board's HDMI do that?
Or were you still attempting for the S/PDIFF to hook up to your home stereo


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