[mythtv-users] Ion/ion2 and hdaudio
derliebegott at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 15:36:07 UTC 2010
2010/9/23 jedi <jedi at mishnet.org>:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 02:33:22PM +0200, Ma Begaj wrote:
>> > On Thursday, September 23, 2010, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> Will either ion or ion2 let you do 7.1 PCM out via hdmi in Linux for
>> >>> blu ray etc playback?
>> >> just fyi before you maybe buy something:
>> >> there is no support for ION2 (optimus= on Linux at all. if the
>> >> nettop/netbook has a
>> >> hardware switch, you might be able to turn off nvidia chip and use only intel.
>> >> _______________________________________________
>> > There's an entire huge thread about people using the zotac ion2 boxes
>> > and even getting advanced 2x to work. What makes you think there's no
>> > support?
>> my mistake, I was not clear enough. I was talking about nvidia optimus.
> I am not sure anyone here would view that as a loss...
> If I had the choice, I would keep the nvidia part on full time and
> completely disable the intel one.
only if you use that computer exclusively for mythtv or something similar.
but I you use frontend on a netbook/notebook you would probably appreciate
that you can turn off nvidia chip while you are typing or surfing because that
would save your battery.
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