[mythtv-users] MB hunt continues....help please

Neil Dunbar neil.dunbar at pobox.com
Wed Sep 27 08:03:57 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 27 September 2006 01:51, jack snodgrass wrote:

> I am going to take back the A8N-VM CSM board that I'm testing out.
> There were several issues with the board.

> 2) Alsa ( latest ) does not work with a 6 speaker setup.
>     only 2 of the 3 channels worked.

Strange. Works for me. But then, I've no idea what sort of QA Asus have got.

> 4) overall system performance was lacking... when I am watching
>     a HDTV stream, and doing a make modules on a kernel, the system
>     behaved choppy on the ASUS board. My Abit board and pci-e video
>     card go really smoothly playing a HDTV stream and doing a compile.
>     I'm assuming that the video was taking more resources, slowing down
>     the overall system.

Yeah - it's fair to say I don't do kernel recompiles while watching TV, so I'm 
not surprised at this. I guess the better bandwidth of the PCI-e board takes 
the strain somewhat. Also, I don't use it for HD.



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