[mythtv-users] HD success!

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Mar 22 18:31:47 UTC 2007

On Mar 22, 2007, at 12:15 PM, Rich West wrote:

>> Staying away from VIA chipsets is never a bad idea either.
> Dumb question here, and causing this to drift off topic, but why is  
> this
> (avoiding VIA) the case?  I've seen a number of other related  
> comments,
> and, well, I am just curious as to the reasoning....
> Well, that and the fact that, after looking things over, all of my
> systems are VIA-based (never tried pushing HD with them, though).

VIA chipsets, especially earlier ones, had/have problems with DMA  
that have been known to cause problems with IVTV (see their site):


Some of these problems may have been corrected by now, but "once  

Brian Wood
beww at beww.org

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