[mythtv-users] Onboard sound full-duplex ?
cmisip at insightbb.com
Wed Oct 27 03:00:53 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 16:37, Maarten wrote:
> On Friday 15 October 2004 05:14, cmisip wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 12:03, Maarten wrote:
> > > I have to put two BT8x8 cards in, two promise 100TX2 are already in place
> > > for the extra harddisks, so I will not have room for two soundcards, only
> > > one...
> > Man that is quite a setup. Does that mean you have 2+2+2+2 ide channels
> > because the VIA has onboard ide0 ide1 ide2 and ide3 already?
> No, only 2+2+2, for a total of 5 disks as of now. I could have used the
> onboard SATA, but as it is the system is crammed with old 80 GB drives that
> were "leftovers" from my main fileserver upgrade. And I'm not going to buy
> new 80GB SATA disks obviously, as 160 or 250 GB drives are much more
> > My system has about 590 Gig of storage using 4 IDE drives connected to
> > onboard raid. No promise ide controllers installed. With the drop in
> > prices of 250 gig cards, you should be able to achieve a terabyte of
> > storage just using the onboard raid ide.
> My fileserver has 590 GB storage, but not my mythtv box. One has gotta set
> priorities... ;)
> > If it will help you any, I documented my mythtv install here:
> > http://cmisip.home.insightbb.com/mythtv.htm
> > It is ancient (MythTV 0.14 on a 2.4.20 kernel) with datadirect from
> > zap2it still using xmltv. It works though. The hardware config might
> > be useful to you.
> I'm still at 0.14 too.
> There is a lot of useful info. :-) I'll try those quality settings, for
> But I see there that you have a 2-card backend using "dumb" capturecards.
> How does that work ? [How] Does your CPU manage that ?
It handles it very well. Hardly any dropped frames at the capture
settings that I set even if I am recording two shows and watching
another recording. It looks very nice on my 32 inch TV.
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