[mythtv-users] Which NVIDIA chipset to use the OSDChromaKey Features

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 15:51:59 UTC 2006

On 1/12/06, Chris Glover <chris at glovercc.plus.com> wrote:
> I currently have an NVIDIA 6200 PCI-E based card in my Myth box. It
> seems this card will not support the Chromakey OSD. Running xvattr does
> not list the XV_COLORKEY variable.
> Anybody here successfully using an NVIDIA PCI-E based card with Myth,
> and if so which one?
> I'm steering well clear of ATI after the trouble I had getting the linux
> drivers to work on my laptop.

None of the NVidia 6xxx or 7xxx cards support that feature.  I'm pretty sure
that includes all of the PCI-E cards. Nevertheless, I haven't had any
problems running MythTV on my one system that has a 6600GT card in it.  You
just can't use chroma keying for the OSD.

Carl Fongheiser
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