[mythtv-users] Swapping in a new flatpanel

Jerome Yuzyk jerome at supernet.ab.ca
Sun Dec 26 21:40:46 UTC 2010

On Saturday, December 25, 2010 06:49:16 pm jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 05:29:51PM -0700, 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.
>     What you are watching is not going to benefit from the extra
> resolution of this panel. Under ideal conditions you will be taking low
> res content and scaling it. I think that you would be fine with what
> you have and just letting MythTV manage running on whatever resolution
> your card and panel can handle.
>     You should be able to just use what you have as is.

What about getting a 720p TV and using TV Out? I would just like a bigger 
display without the poundage of a CRT.

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