Linux Journal: The Ongoing MythTV Saga Continues
Aug 23, 2006, 21:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I have good news, bad news, and worse news. The good news is
that I managed to get MythTV working well enough that it now plays
standard definition channels better than the cable box alone, even
though it's getting its signal from the cable output of the cable
box. I get this benefit because MythTV allows me to tweak various
parameters that you can't change on the cable box.
"The bad news is that high definition channels still look worse
through MythTV than they do if I watch then directly from the cable
box. I don't expect to solve this problem. The cable box may be
able to handle HDTV itself, but it outputs a digital signal in
standard definition, not HDTV. The fact that I have two
HDTV-capable tuner cards does me no good..."