[mythtv-users] adding a PVR-500MCE
cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 15:49:23 UTC 2005
I have built several mythboxes in the past. I just didn't know if
there was something in particular about the PVR 500 that made the BIOS
updating necessary. Thanks!
On 6/6/05, Garry Cook <garrycook at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/6/05, James Oltman <cnlibmyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Finally, I did initially have some trouble getting all three cards to
> > > play nice (PVR-500MCE, PVR-250MCE, PVR250), there were some IRQ
> > > sharing issues. It took me a few hours moving them from slot to slot
> > > and updating my BIOS before they decided to work together.
> > >
> > > Good Luck!
> > >
> > > --Garry
> > Garry,
> > What mobo are you using? I managed to convince my friend that MythTV
> > is the shiznite, and we are going to be setting up a FE/BE box for
> > him. Probably going to use all new parts and the PVR 500, maybe 2 of
> > them so his GF won't be irritated if she tries to watch something on
> > another TV in the house. Thanks!
> The box is a Dell GX260. I didn't build it from scratch, I just used
> what I had lying around. I think there is a hardware guide at or
> linked from mythtv.org.
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