markk at kc
Aug 14, 2011, 8:11 PM
Post #1 of 6
On Mon, 2011-08-15 at 14:59 +1200, Criggie wrote:
BIOS boot screen (was Re: HD Video jerky...)
> Hadley Rich wrote, On 08/15/2011 02:13 PM:
> > On Mon, 2011-08-15 at 14:06 +1200, Steve Hodge wrote:
> >> The VGA input might just not be very good on that TV. On my ancient, low-end plasma the VGA input is terrible, the main problem being ghosting. The DVI input looks great. OTOH on my desktop monitors I cannot see a difference between the VGA and DVI inputs.
> > That's a good point. On the panels I've used there's no difference to me between VGA and DVI/HDMI
> Mine's two years old, a 720 sony screen.
> There's a significant difference between VGA and HDMI, in that the VGA
> is softer looking and the colours are more washed out.
> Also the resolutions supported are different... HDMI only shows up in
> 1280x720 but the VGA input is more forgiving and allowed 1280x720 up to
> about 1372x720.
> However I get no bios output at all... nothing until the machine's
> booted and starts X.
I was wondering if this was common, I've got a 5-6 year old Dick Smith
(made by KTV) 720 LCD panel which if I have DSUB and HDMI plugged in
gives no HDMI output at certain resolutions (ie console). If HDMI only
is plugged in I get horrible continuous flashing situation with
console/bios boot displayed normally followed by a completely green