[mythtv-users] Re: nvidia fx5200 help please badly needed
neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org
Tue Dec 28 20:33:58 UTC 2004
PAUL WILLIAMSON writes:
>>>> neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org 12/28/2004 2:09:06 PM >>>
>> Thanks Kevin. Ok, so for now, I should not worry about. Then, what
>> I really need to do is go for the PVR-250 + Nvidia FX5200 card. Are
>> the issues very annoying?
> IMHO, it's a winning combo.
> Don't forget the 250 does incoming video+sound.
> The 5200 only does outgoing video. You'll need to
> come up with something to do outbound sound.
> Pick a distibution...then you can move on.
> Gentoo? Information is out there...
> Knoppix? Yep, out there too
> Fedora? Yep, same deal
> Suse? Dunno, but I'm sure it's not too different from Fedora
> Debian? Getting Fuzzier...
> Centrix? No idea
> QNX? Probably not, but it would be cool to see
> Odd are there will be no significant (if any at all problems). IvyTV
> will address the PVR-250 drivers, and nVidia will address the
> FX 5200 drivers. Both are fairly standard, and there is no overlap
> in features/functionality between the two. Other than the
> 250 will encode the incoming signal in a format that the
> 5200 can conveniently decode.
Great to hear that! So what about that grey scale in OSD when using xmvc,
will that get fixed too?
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