[mythtv-users] supported TV out
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?
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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