[mythtv] WinTV PVR-250 (hardware mpeg encoder)

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu Jan 9 19:27:51 EST 2003

On Thursday 09 January 2003 02:24 pm, Matthew S. Hallacy wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:14:57PM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > MythTV doesn't support any file format but its own.  I haven't found a
> > software mpeg2 encoder that's decently fast enough to use, either. 
> > Nothing needs mpeg2 support but cards like that, so, yes, it would be
> > just for that card.
> You haven't considered DVD support in a PVR?

Uh, sure.  There's absolutely no need for mythtv to support playing DVDs 
natively, though.  There's plenty of other programs that it can just exec for 


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