[mythtv-users] Pundit Setup

Remco van Otterdijk remco.van.otterdijk at zonnet.nl
Wed Sep 22 15:52:44 EDT 2004


Recently, some people managed to get the TV-out working with Ati's new
drivers and some hex-editing:

http://www.rage3d.com/board/showthread.php?t=33781391

Haven't tried it myself yet...

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Prash" <prashk at staff.btltd.net>
To: "Ciaran " <ciaranj at gmail.com>; "Discussion about mythtv"
<mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Pundit Setup


> Yes the only problem in pundit-r is the built in tvout which will not work
> if you use a kernel>2.4 & use ati's closed source drivers.
>
> The other option is experimental gatos.sf.net - I haven't got it working
> on my fc2 because the source has not yet been migrated to Xorg.
>
> However you can always use PVR350s tvout which works a treat but you cn't
> adjust the overscan on X. Myth works great.
>
> They've replaced all pundit with pundit-r in all my nearby stores but you
> might get lucky.
>
> > Hi, I've finally gotten around to building myself a nice little PVR
> > for recording Digital Terrestrial signals in the UK.
> >
> > I did have my heart set on a Chaintech 7nif2 but these no longer seem
> > to exist in the UK :(  so I'm currently looking at using an ASUS
> > Pundit-R.  I'd like this machine to be both my front-end and backend
> > box, with 2 Hauppauge Nova-t PCI cards in it.  I understand that these
> > cards strip an mpeg2 signal off the air, so am I correct in thinking I
> > may be able to skimp on the processor?
> >
> > If so, does anyone have any experience of the hardware setup for an
> > ASUS Pundit-R, i..e recommendations on the CPU type + speed to go for
> > in my case?  Has anyone fitted 2 Nova-t's into a Pundit (I've seen
> > comments on websites that some full-size cards may have problems
> > fitting in ? )
> >
> > Also the SP-DIF on the front, are there any easyish case-modifications
> > that can perhaps shift this to the back or at least back/side ?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > - Ciaran
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