[mythtv-users] MSI K8NGM2-FID Integrated Motherboard for Mythtv?
mwahal at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 13:59:18 UTC 2006
On 4/7/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/7/06, David Krainess <davidkrainess at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have been looking for a motherboard with integrated
> > TV out support, preferably with NVidia video, of
> > course.
> > The MSI K8NGM2-FID seems to be generating a lot of
> > exitement in the HTPC world.
> > These 2 extremely long threads discuss this board.
> > http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=601451
> > http://forums.anandtech.com/messageview.aspx?catid=29&threadid=1803985
> > The only thing I find in this forum is a mention of a
> > problem with ALSA SPDIF support, which I don't need, I
> > use the analog audio line out.
> > If this is going to take hours (or days, weeks) of
> > frustration to get it to work (or not work) in MythTV,
> > maybe it is not such a good value.
> > My setup would be:
> > PVR150, Retail (not MCE version) with remote
> > RCA video out, hopefully with an adapter via the
> > S-Video plug
> > Analog line out for sound
> > So the questions are....
> > 1. Is anybody using this with MythTV and using the
> > 6150 onboard video?
> > 2. Experiences, thoughts, warnings, yada, yada, yada?
> > 3. Oh and what could this possibly be (the leftmost
> > image, I don't think I've ever seen anything quite
> > like that before on a ribbon cable that can hook into
> > a motherboard)
> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/ShowImage.asp?image=13-130-529-06.jpg
> I've got an MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum for my fe/be and have not had
> problems with the ALC850's spdif in ALSA, and since they are all AC'97
> chips I don't see it being an issue.
> As for the 6150, I don't believe it is supported in driver 7676, which
> means you will have to use a newer driver, and thus may experience
> issues with XvMC and OpenGL VSynch. Of course, if you put a fast
> enough CPU you won't need XvMC for HDTV, especially if its only acting
> as a frontend.
> Other than that it looks like a great board for a small HTPC frontend!
What case are you using for it ?
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