[mythtv-users] Gateway PVR-250 - $65

Mark J. Small msmall at eastlink.ca
Wed Dec 8 13:28:23 UTC 2004

On December 7, 2004 08:15 pm, Jeff Thompson wrote:
> Surplus Hardware wrote:
> > I have come across a few Hauppauge/Gateway PVR-250 cards shown here
> > http://support.gateway.com/s/VIDCARD/Hauppage/6002365/6002365tc.shtml
> >
> > These are cards only, no instructions, no drivers, no remote (not even
> > a plug for a remote), I have been using a couple of them in my MythTV
> > box over the last month, they have worked flawlessly recording and PiP
> > with the ivtv driver.
> >
> > I'm willing to part with a number of these for $65 plus $10 postage
> > inside the USA. If anyone is interested, would like more information,
> > or to see a couple of pictures, please send me an email at
> > pvr250 at surpware.dyndns.org
> I went to the link you posted and noticed the comment that says the
> PVR-250 must be installed in the middle PCI slot. Can you explain why
> this is a requirement?
> Thanks,
> --
> jt

>From what I have heard, this is an issue with the Gateway motherboards.  
Apparently only the middle PCI slot has bus mastering enabled.

Hope this helps,

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