[mythtv-users] ATI All-in-Wonder
alamar at llamamuds.com
Fri Feb 20 21:57:56 EST 2004
Phill Wiggin wrote:
> Henk Poley wrote:
>>> Van: Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com>
>>> AIW hardware works by writing video data directly into display
>>> memory rather than sending it out over the PCI bus. The "km"
>>> driver grabs data from the display while the image is on screen.
>>> This approach is worthless for any application other than the
>>> AVView demo from the GATOS site.
>> NB: Mostly responding to Phill Wiggin (or any other ATI AIW user).
>> I dislike to say "Make a patch!", but well you could... _If_ you
>> don't mind
>> that you can't use LiveTV, and can't use you PC when recording
>> (you'll see
>> the program that is being recorded). That way it will be much like a
>> VCR. I suspect GATOS devs can help you further.
>> If you setup the non-LiveTV stuff, and the frontend interface
>> blocking when
>> recording, in a generic way I think people with low CPU hardware
>> might even
>> like that option.
>> Henk Poley <><
> Thanks for the kind suggestion. But, personally, I really don't care
> that much about it.
I just re-read that... Sorry, it should have said "I really don't care
about my AIW card". I wasn't referring to your suggestion! :)
> I just had the AIW laying around and thought I'd use it if I could.
> At present I don't particularly have to have a second tuner anyway,
> I'll pick one up later if my MythTV box works as well as I hope it will.
> Thanks again!
> Phill W.
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