[mythtv-users] Audio issues with Asus M3N78-VM and FC9
lunchtimelarry at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 16:04:21 UTC 2008
On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:45 PM, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 9:03 PM, Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 2, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Michael Alan Dorman <
>> mdorman at ironicdesign.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, 1 Nov 2008 20:22:13 -0400
>>> "Larry K" <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Recently upgraded my Myth BE/FE combo machine using this new Asus
>>> > board and ATRPMs, and now I am having problems getting audio to work.
>>> Make sure you're not routing to optical or even HDMI by default.
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Well, I just bit the bullet and picked up a $25 Turtle Beach USB sound
>> card. That works great -- even S/PDIF worked right out of the box.
>> Compared to the pain and angst of troubleshooting that onboard audio, this
>> was worth the money.
>> I chose this route over fooling around with compiling alsa drivers that
>> are more current. Since I use precompiled binaries from atrpms, I didn't
>> want to fool around with source code...
> Now, there is a video issue on this M3N78-VM motherboard...
> I'm struggling with the onboard 8200 video and its ability to detect my
> connected display device. I've installed the 177.80 driver from atrpms.
> Anyway, VGA works just fine. Both DVI and HDMI work, but only if the cable
> is directly connected to the TV. If I connect the cable to a receiver
> instead of the TV, the onboard display adapter does not detect anything.
> This scenario worked fine before I upgraded to this board. But then I was
> using an AGP FX 5200 (or maybe it was FX-5500).
> I did notice the myth menus paint VERY slowly with this new hardware. I
> assume this is a manifestation of the poor performance some have mentioned
> Could there be some magical option inside xorg.conf that would fix the
> display detect issue?? if not, maybe I'll just bite the bullet and get a
> PCI-E 7200GS card or something similar.
I finally got the 177.80 nvidia driver to ship video over the HDMI cable.
The problem was between the chair and the keyboard.
Meanwhile, I still have very sluggish navigation in the myth menus, even
after applying the fixes suggested here:
Granted, these tips are for the 177.67 driver, but they seemed relevant.
If anyone has any further ideas to speed up the driver, let us know.
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