[mythtv] New Fast Machine -- Choppy Video Problems

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 24 Nov 2002 12:41:55 -0500

On Sunday 24 November 2002 12:19 pm, Jeremy Oddo wrote:
> Well, I had a lot of problems getting my cheap Athlon-1800XP to work
> (on-board video problems, on-board sound problems) so I decided to go out
> and get a real machine :)  A Pentium4 2.4GHz with 512MB of fast RAM and an
> NVidia GeForce4 MX-440.
> Installation was a snap (after I got the correct NVidia drivers), however,
> I'm getting jittery video even at 320x240.  My Athlon-1800XP was able to
> do 640x480 without ANY problems.
> I've seen a couple posts in the archives about this (and everyone seems to
> be using NVidia cards...can this be the problem?)  I haven't found any
> answers thought.  Here's my info:

Harddrive speed.  You probably don't have DMA turned on, although you provided 
everything else in that list aside from that information.