[mythtv-users] supported TV out

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 18:11:19 UTC 2007

On 1/4/07, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> I want to set up a secondary Myth box.  It's a bit weird so I figure
> I'll post and see if I can tap into some of the experience here.
> The base machine will most likely be an Athlon 1800.  This is strictly
> for SD playback.
> The display is a regular TV, so I need composite output on a AGP video card.
> The computer will also be used for a workstation, so ideally I want
> something that can drive a VGA monitor with a regular X session as Head
> 1 and the TV with a myth session as Head 2.
> The workstation won't be used much; some light text editing, email, and
> surfing; most likely running a lightweight desktop like XFCE4.
> It would be really, really nice if the TV could use hardware
> acceleration for things like tuxracer....
> I could do this with 2 video cards; one AGP and one PCI if needed.
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks,

any of the FX series NVidia cards can do this (twinhead between tv out
and vga out). You will need to have Myth running as your first monitor
from what I understand (though others may know more/better about

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