[mythtv-users] Pundit SIS video goodness and audio question
Dr. Doug L. Hoffman
hoffman at dlhoffman.com
Sun Aug 8 11:27:05 EDT 2004
I'd like to see your X config for the dvd-d output. I've been using the
s-video out and have been quite pleased but I'm always looking for
On Sat, 2004-08-07 at 17:08, Scott wrote:
> Greets -
> I've been lurking on the list for a while and when I ran across the
> Asus Pundit I picked one up for my HTPC. My primary use will be for
> DVDs and the secondary use will be for DirecTV.
> I've seen lots of posts in the archives about onboard video. Let me
> tell you, the sis drivers are awesome but you really should get both
> the current sisfb and the sis_drv.o for x.org 6.7.0. For me I'm able to
> boot into 1024x760 at the console and then run x.org at 1280x720. My
> video out is via the DVI-D and hooked to a Pansonic PT-L500U projector.
> If people want to see details of my sis video driver config let me
> know, I'll put them up somewhere.
> My current question is regarding the onboard audio. Using the gentoo
> 2.6.7-r11 kernel with ALSA I have no problems getting output from the
> optical on the front side of the pundit into my A/V receiver. I have
> configured MythDVD to use xine and testing a DTS 5.1 DVD (K-PAX) my A/V
> receiver correctly told me it was receiving DTS 5.1 input.
> I know the onboard audio is limited to 48kHz and I'm wondering if going
> with a SB Audigy 2 ZS card would be better as it provides 92kHz/24bit
> surround hardware. The other issue is that if I do go with the Audigy
> how do I get a working S/PDIF out the rear of the pundit? Obviously I
> cannot use the SB supplied front panel I/O connections as I would have
> to remove the DVD drive in the Pundit :)
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