[mythtv-users] More HDTV Questions
cwatson at linkline.com
Thu Nov 11 02:10:34 UTC 2004
Tom E. Craddock, Jr. wrote:
> Well, I figd it was my turn to throw some questions about HDTV, in
> particular some questions about the the HD3000 card and DVI to my 55"
> Mitsubishi WS-55413.
> Everyone that Ive seen post about installing the hd3k card has been
> having to build with a new kernel, 2.6.9 it seems is the one most are
> using. Im currently using kernel#2.6.8-1.521, following Jarod's
> Guide. Has it been the experience of any other users that you need to
> build the hd3k drivers against kernel 2.6.9? Has anyone gotten the
> hd3k card to work by installing it on a machine that followe Jarod's
> Guide and they have any pointers for me? Also, do I need to install
> xine-hd, as in the docs on the driver CD says that you need a modified
> video.h (I believe) that has support for V4L and Im not sure if I have
> that, or how to go about getting it.
> My second area of interest is a new vid card I got yesterday after
> seeing the recent posts that some are having success with a
> not-so-powerful CPU combined with a FX5200 in decoding HDTV for
> playback. I picked up a PNY 5700LE from CompUSA yesterday which has a
> DVI -I output on it. Im hoping that my HDTV will accept the signal
> and have yet another question about modelines. My tv only takes 480p
> and 1080i (no 720p) so I figd Id start with Jarods 540p modeline for
> the audio authority device and wanted to ask if it makes any diff that
> Ill be trying to use the DVI instead of the audio auth device?
> Thanks for any insight.
> Tom E. Craddock, Jr.
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Yes, I've gotten the drivers included drivers to build against 2.6.9.
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