[mythtv-users] MythTV on AppleTV

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 20:39:39 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Scott D. Davilla <davilla at 4pi.com> wrote:
>>On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 11:10 PM, Lindsay Mathieson
>><lindsay.mathieson at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>>>  Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>>>>  Apparently the green component output can also be used as a composite
>>>>  video output. While using the Apple TV OS, all I could get out of it
>>>>  was black & white, but maybe the nvidia drivers allow color?
>>>  With my NVidia card its the *Blue* component output that does colour.
>>>  Works well that way on my PC.
>>Can anyone confirm color composite out for the appleTV under linux?
>>I'd really like to pick one up as a front end to replace my xbox
>>(ugly, noisy, slow, and finally no longer keeping up with myth
>>versions) but all I have is composite on the TV.
> I can, I did it as a test for someone wanting to play SCART input
> games. See this page
> http://code.google.com/p/atv-bootloader/wiki/atvdisplay and look for
> composite output near the bottom. This is what is required in
> xorg.conf, it's NTSC but I'm pretty sure it would also work with PAL
> (and the appropriate xorg.conf changes for PAL output).

I'm confused. I didn't know Apple TV had composite out. When I look at
the picture on the apple site, I don't see it.

Brad Fuller

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