[mythtv] support for hollywood/dxr card?

Rick Warner mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 23:47:01 -0500

On Sunday 29 December 2002 10:54 pm, Harondel J. Sibble wrote:
I already have a hollywood card lying around..  my current vid card does 
either tv out, or vga out, but not both simultaneously,...  I was hoping to 
use the hollywood for the video out..

Since I want to be able to use the comp while i am running mythtv... i think 
i'll need to just get another cheap vid card for my pci slot since agp is 
already in use.. that card will serve as my vga out only when using mythtv
Luckily, I have a dual proc system (2xAMD1600+)w/ a decent amount of 
memory(768M) so doing multiple things at once on the pc is not a big deal..

> Why would one want that?  The dxr3 does mpeg2 only, if you want to display
> video in another format, it has to be converted to mpeg2 on the fly. It's
> pretty much a waste of (cpu) time.  Have a look through the dxr3 mailing
> list archives (and driver tar ball) to get the full lo down.
> On 29 Dec 2002 at 22:28, Rick Warner wrote:
> > Is any support planned for output through a hollywood+ dxr type of output
> > device?