[mythtv-users] Apple TV FE with DVD Player?

Scott D. Davilla davilla at 4pi.com
Mon Jun 23 15:40:44 UTC 2008

>  >
>>While the AppleTV can not render 1080p content, it can certainly
>>output 1080p video. There a difference between video content
>>resolution and video display resolution.
>Hmmm.   I can think of a couple of different ways to interpret this
>statement in practice.   It looks like you found a pocket of
>ignorance in my head.  :-)    Would you be willing to elaborate or
>point me at a source of more information?
>The AppleTV only really handles 720p, it will connect to a tv @ 
>1080i or 1080p but the video renderer only handles video as 720p, or 
>that is what I gathered reading the various docs from apple and from 
>various hacksites,

Buzz, absolutely wrong. The AppleTV under the native AppleTV OS can 
only handle 720p content.

The AppleTV under Linux OS using the nvidia binary can handle 1080i 
mepg2 content.

Running Linux OS and the nvidia binary driver on the AppleTV is a 
very different situation.

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