[mythtv-users] ATI Radeon 9250 Vs Nvidia GeForce 5200
kuphal at dls.net
Sat Feb 4 17:14:18 UTC 2006
Robin Hill wrote:
> On Sat Feb 04, 2006 at 08:23:05AM -0600, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>> Bob wrote:
>>> Mmm, I?m not looking at the ATI driver. I?m trying to find the readme
>>> files (or the developer mailing list) for the OS drivers, both the
>>> ?radeon? & ?r200? ones to see if there?s any mention of MPEG.
>> I'll save you time, it's not in there. It would have to support XvMC
>> which is what Myth supports for MPEG acceleration and ATI doesn't have
>> it. Period.
> It doesn't have it _yet_. Dave Airlie is currently working on XvMC for
> ATI. It looks to be early days yet but I'm keeping my fingers crossed
> on this (since Nvidia cards won't clock low enough to support a
> VGA-SCART output).
I've been waiting almost a year for ATI support for my 9100 IGP
integrated motherboard chipset. It still isn't there. I may be sour
on ATI but I'm tired of waiting for something with a perfectly good
alternative exists in Nvidia that works now.
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