[mythtv] hardware mpeg decoder

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 06:11:39 UTC 2006


On 2/12/06, Jason Pyeron <jpyeron at pdinc.us> wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Feb 2006, Chad wrote:
>
> > On 2/12/06, Jason Pyeron <jpyeron at pdinc.us> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> I have an old dell inspiron 7100 with a mpeg decoder in it. I was
> >> wondering if anyone has looked into using such a beast with MythTV?
> >>
> >> -Jason
> >>
> >> --
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> >
> > :D  What "Mpeg Decoder" does it have?  People definitely use mpeg
> > decoders in MythTV, ask all the PVR-350 folks ;)
>
> no not like the pvr-350, it is not an output device, but only a mpeg2
> decoder.
>
> dell describes it as "Luxsonar DVD Chipset"
>
> I used this machines as a (windows 2k) network DVD player for a few years.
> Now I would like to use it to play my MythTV recordings from my PVR-xxx
> cards in the basement.
>
> >
> > Chad
> > _______________________________________________

When booted into linux (even with a live CD) what does your output of:
lspci

Say?

Chad


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