[mythtv-users] HDTV solution @1080i ???
carl-magnus.bjorkell at pp.inet.fi
Wed May 28 17:27:54 UTC 2008
Carl-Magnus Björkell wrote:
> zoiks2004-ivtv at yahoo.com wrote:
>> --- Monkey Pet <monkeypet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'll tell you what doesn't work (at least for me).
>>> A mac mini
>>> frontend and the mythfrontend. It plays 720p
>>> beautifully, but the
>>> mythfrontend has a hard time with 1080i shows. This
>>> really pisses me
>>> off since I recently bought the mac mini just for a
>>> HD frontend.
>>> However, VLC plays it fine at full resolution. The
>>> mac is running osx
>>> and the osx port of the mythtv frontend. There are
>>> many threads on
>>> this mailing list that talks about this.
>> Sorry to hear about your difficulties with the mac. I
>> googled myth HD with high def, nVidia cards, HDMI,
>> different TVs, etc., and I found a lot of
>> difficulties. So I assumed it would be a difficult
>> thing to get it going right.
>> It wasn't, at least for me, as I describe elsewhere in
>> this thread. It was mostly plug-n-play (used mythbuntu
>> this time, vs before which was roll-yer-own system
>> based on SuSE 9.2 what a nightmare). I guess if you
>> google stuff about myth you see lots of problems when
>> things don't work, and you don't see much when things
>> work fine.
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> Just for the record: That's because SuSE 9.2 was a piece of crap version
> that should have never seen the light of day. 9.1, 9.3 and especially
> 10.0 is a breeze to use. 9.2 is the black-sheep relative no-one wants to
> ... just for the record :)
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10.3, I meant 10.3.. damn it! :)
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