[mythtv-users] DVI vs. S-Video

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Wed Jan 9 03:50:46 UTC 2008

Harry Devine wrote:
> Everyone,
> I currently have an EVGA nVidia based e-GeForce 7100GS video card in my 
> Myth box, and I'm using the S-Video out to push the TV-Out to my Samsung 
> 46" DLP HDTV.  I've been thinking about this for a few days, and I 
> believe that I should be using the DVI connection from that card to my 
> TV.  I have 2 HDMI inputs on my TV and 1 is being used to receive 
> signals from my Comcast Motorola STB.
> I'm a little unsure how to configure my xorg.conf file to do this.  
> Also, I suppose that I'll have to get a DVI-to-HDMI cable.  Am I correct 
> in this?  I'm adding my current xorg.conf file contents below, so if 
> anyone has any ideas, I'm all ears.

The title of the Wiki entry is a bit misleading, but check out 
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/ComponentOut for details on how to 
get this set up.


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