[mythtv-users] Moving from MCE to MythTV
James C. Dastrup
jc at dastrup.com
Fri May 5 16:17:10 EDT 2006
>Dewey Smolka wrote:
>> On 5/5/06, Ron Rademaker <ron at ttvavanti.nl> wrote:
>>> About hardware, I got a ASUS 9550 (ATI chipset) with 128M so I guess I
>>> could use the fglrx driver for best performance. Does MythTV mind what
>>> drivers are used (at all)?
>> Very much so. You may have no trouble with fglrx, then again you
>> might. The general consensus for Mythtv favors Nvidia cards with the
>> binary nvidia kmdl and driver.
>Is there a way to figure out if I'll run into trouble beforehand?
>(Ending up with a broken PVR system for days would make me very unhappy
>as I've really gotten used to one in the last year).
ATI 9550 chipset will work just fine with the fglrx drivers for standard-def TV.
If this is your first time setting up MythTV, don't be surprised if you're without
a PVR for several days. But don't give up; in the end it will be well worth it.
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