hdmi, dvi, hdcp and Mythtv

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Wed Dec 10 12:03:15 MST 2008

On 12/10/2008 11:57 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> Grant Shipley wrote:
>> The bigger question is where are you going to get your HD source
>> material.  If you are planning on MKV or similar containers you should
>> be fine.  If you are wanting to play BluRay in linux you may be in for
>> a shock when you find out its not supported.
>> At any rate, unless you are dead set on a linux HTPC (and I hope you
>> are), you might want to take a looksi at MediaPortal and the moving
>> pictures plugin.  Both are open source but only run on windows.
> I don't know what an HTPC is, but the video source is simply MythTV
> playing back HDTV recorded via HD Homerun.
Home Theater PC
>    Standard MythTV setup in
> other words.  Nova on KUED HD is pretty impressive sometimes!
As long as there isn't too much motion.  Watching the part of "Venom 
Cure" where the camera was panning over dry bush and following a brown 
snake was like watching a cubist nightmare.

Anybody else going up to KUED's DTV transition focus group Saturday?  
Just wondering.


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