[mythtv-users] Installation on EPIA VIA EN15000
joe.white at consultant.volvo.com
Tue Aug 15 13:02:42 UTC 2006
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of R. G. Newbury
> Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 2:25 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Installation on EPIA VIA EN15000
> White Joe wrote:
> > I am planning a MythTV FE/BE on an EPIA EN15000 using the
> > at _http://groundstate.ca/c3mythtv_ as a HOWTO springboard.
> Does anyone
> > in the know have any comments on the instructions supplied
> there, or
> > suggestions as to a better source of authoritative knowledge?
> You probably do not now need to follow all of the steps to
> rebuild the
> video drivers. Distro specific binaries are available through the
> openchrome site.
> The listings of required packages in that article was
> extremely helpful
> for me.
> Jarod Wilson's site may be specific to Fedora but it gives an
> step-through of the process whatever distro you are using. Lots oif
> authoritative help and tips there.
> My SP13000 hardware was recognized without problems by
> Mandriva, but I
> ended up going to Fedora 4 (and now 5), in part because the
> drivers were more advanced on Fedora.
> I have been looking at getting an EN15000 because it is the first Via
> motherboard with a TV-Out chipset which is actually capable
> of doing HD
> output (The chips prior to the VT1615 are limited to 1024x1024 max).
> Whatever your distro, you will likely spend time at
> openchrome if it is
> HD that you want.
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That being the case, I may stick with Fedora. My current FE/BE is a
Fedora 4 box.
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