[mythtv-users] Re: nvidia fx5200 help please badly needed

Neil neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org
Tue Dec 28 20:33:58 UTC 2004


>>>> neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org 12/28/2004 2:09:06 PM >>>
>> Thanks Kevin. Ok, so for now, I should not worry about. Then, what 
>> I really need to do is go for the PVR-250 + Nvidia FX5200 card. Are 
>> the issues very annoying?  
>> Thanks.  
>> Neil
> Neil, 
> IMHO, it's a winning combo.
> Don't forget the 250 does incoming video+sound.
> The 5200 only does outgoing video.  You'll need to 
> come up with something to do outbound sound. 
> Pick a distibution...then you can move on.
> Gentoo?  Information is out there...
> Knoppix? Yep, out there too
> Fedora?  Yep, same deal
> Suse?  Dunno, but I'm sure it's not too different from Fedora
> Debian?  Getting Fuzzier...
> Centrix?  No idea
> QNX?  Probably not, but it would be cool to see 
> Odd are there will be no significant (if any at all problems).  IvyTV 
> will address the PVR-250 drivers, and nVidia will address the 
> FX 5200 drivers.  Both are fairly standard, and there is no overlap 
> in features/functionality between the two.  Other than the 
> 250 will encode the incoming signal in a format that the 
> 5200 can conveniently decode. 
Great to hear that! So what about that grey scale in OSD when using xmvc, 
will that get fixed too? 



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