[mythtv-users] VIA EPIA EX-series Mini-ITX Mainboard

Wim Fokkens wimfokkens at planet.nl
Sun Mar 18 08:06:02 UTC 2007

> I have a VIA EPIA V8000 here. As it is one of the older boards, it doesn't
> have the MPEG2 accelerator hardware, but as I am installing it as an
> Asterisk server, it doesn't need X anyway...
> If you want I can toss X on there with the ATI drivers to see how they
> behave and let you know... As I do not need X, it is of little
> consequence, since I can easily throw X off again when I am done...
> I will wait however until you let me know, as I am not waiting on extra
> work. (I am busy enough as is.) For a fellow Dutchman *and* fellow MythTV
> user, I do not mind putting in some time and effort, but I do not want to
> spend time and effort if nobody's ineterested because "it doesn't do
> hardware MPEG acceleration anyway"!!!
> --
> F Peeters


Thanks for the offer but I think I let rest for now. Spending €260,- on a board that has bad driver support does not seem sane to me. I think if the board price drops I'll give it a shot myself.


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