[mythtv-users] menu speed

Michael J. Lynch mlynch at gcom.com
Wed Dec 29 21:38:43 UTC 2004

Ummm...you know the PVR-500 is not yet supported right?

Paul Miller wrote:

>On Wednesday 29 December 2004 2:43 pm, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>>The graphics card is very important. You haven't mentioned what
>>kind of hardware you're using other than the relatively slow
>>P2-450.  Please post your specs, driver versions, etc. related to
>>your video hardware.
>I don't see how the graphics adaptor makes a significant difference 
>when I'm only navigating the menus -- not watching tv or a dvd.
>The computer I'm testing mythtv on is a p2-450 (386 MB) with a nVidia 
>RIVA TNT2 (32 MB) graphics adaptor.  I'm running XFree86 4.3.0 from 
>Debian's current sid distribution with the nv driver.  This box acts 
>as a small server and I never intended on using it with mythtv.  I'm 
>just using it to test mythtv while I'm home for the holidays.
>In a week or so, I'm switching to another computer.  It's a p3-800 
>(512 MB) with an ATI Radeon 9700 Pro AIW (128 MB) and I'll probably 
>use ATI's binary driver with the same version of XFree86.  I have a 
>PVR-500 on order and I'm hoping to use a DVI->HDMI cable to connect 
>to my HDTV.
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Michael J. Lynch

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