[mythtv-users] Tv-out with ati rage fury pro

Cory Papenfuss papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu
Thu Sep 9 14:23:18 EDT 2004

 	I was wondering about that.  It's kinda a fly in the ointment of my 
mythtv upgrade, since I was using a r128 card.  I'd like to try to use the 
tvout on an old Mach64 if it doesn't suck too horribly, but gatos doesn't go on 
x.org yet.  Good things are afoot?


* Cory Papenfuss							*
* Electrical Engineering candidate Ph.D. graduate student               *
* Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 			*

On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Stephen Tait wrote:

> At 14:54 09/09/2004, you wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was wondering if someone could point me into the right direction to get 
>> acceptable performance with tv-out on my rage fury pro.  Currently I can 
>> get tv-out using the s-video port and the frame buffer driver but running 
>> mythfrontend complains about no XV and the performance is pitiful on the 
>> TV.  If I use the standard r128 driver and a monitor then performance is, 
>> of course, fine.
>> Thanks for any assistance,
>> Louis
> This sounds like something in the realm of GATOS 
> http://gatos.sourceforge.net/, namely advanced open source drivers for ATI 
> cards, much better performance-wise than the inbuilt XFree ones.
> What's great news is that now x.org has forked from XFree86, the author of 
> the GATOS project has now been given CVS access to x.org, so we should see 
> GATOS become an integral part of X within a few months 

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