[mythtv-users] Swapping in a new flatpanel

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Dec 26 01:20:30 UTC 2010

On 12/25/2010 19:29, Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
> My girlfriend gave me a Samsung B2230 (22", 1920x1050) panel for my
> birthday, which I'd like to use with my Myth box, and I'm hoping it's an
> easy drop-in but I want to check with other Myth users before I mess with
> It Works Great Already.
> I have onboard nVidia GeForce 6100 for video, running Fedora 9 and nVidia
> binaries. I only watch SD on this dedicated FE/BE machine and only will for
> the foreseeable future. I don't want to mess with more than adjusting X - I
> don't want this gift to cost me any money or (much) time.

Keep the monitor, buy a new video card that supports DVI.  Buy an nVidia 
card, 8-series or later, with at least 512MB of memory.  I'm not too 
knowledgable of e-tailers available Canada, but NCIX has several that 
fit for under $30.

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