[mythtv-users] FE replacement recommendations
charriglists at bellsouth.net
Thu May 28 17:57:28 UTC 2009
Alan Marchiori wrote:
> I haven't been following the latest hardware news because my myth
> systems have been working flawlessly for the past year or so (thanks
> to everyone involved in making Myth work). Until the master be/fe box
> died last night. I suspect the motherboard (random reboots, stable for
> less than 1 minute at a time). It was running a amd 64 socket 939
> processor and I can't find a good replacement 939 motherboard. So, it
> looks like I have to upgrade to AM2 and buy a cheap amd x2 proc.
> I'm looking for motherboard recommendations here are my requirements:
> - < $100 cost (MB+CPU)
> - Micro ATX form factor
> - DDR2 DIMMS (will use the old ram)
> - Coax spdif output (ok if I have to build a connector as long as it
> is available on the MB)
> - Component HD output (I have an old plasma screen, no digital
> inputs!, I have a component adapter card for the geforce 6150 chipset
> from the old MB, so again if it is available on the MB I should be
> able to adapt the connector if needed)
> The last 2 points are hard to figure out from the posted specs, so I'm
> hoping someone out there has a similar configuration and can tell me
> what MB they use.
> Obviously it would be nice if it works out of the box with no driver
> issues, etc...
> Thanks for your help
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That sounds more like memory than the motherboard. Try running memtest
x86 or the like to see if you have ram issues.
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