[mythtv] hardware mpeg decoder
jpyeron at pdinc.us
Wed Feb 15 15:51:54 UTC 2006
On Mon, 13 Feb 2006, Jason Pyeron wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Feb 2006, Chad wrote:
>> 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?
>>>> :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
>>> 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.
>> When booted into linux (even with a live CD) what does your output of:
here is the output:
[root at localhost ~]# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge (rev 03)
00:03.0 Multimedia video controller: M-Pact, Inc.: Unknown device 0020 (rev 01)
00:04.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1220 (rev 02)
00:04.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1220 (rev 02)
00:07.0 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
00:07.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 02)
00:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: ESS Technology ES1968 Maestro 2
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage LT Pro AGP-133 (rev dc)
relevant entry from /proc/pci
PCI devices found:
Bus 0, device 3, function 0:
Class 0400: PCI device 1287:0020 (rev 1).
Master Capable. Latency=64.
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfc000000 [0xfcffffff].
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