[mythtv-users] Asus M2NPV-VM based MythTV box

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sun Sep 16 17:03:46 UTC 2007

n 9/16/07, Joacim J <jocke4news at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a fresh built HTPC based upon Asus M2NPV-VM (NVIDIA GeForce 6150 +
> nForce 430). To get it complete I need to solve these issues:
> 1. The motherboard have support for S/PDIF and I have bought the bracket
> for it (optical and coaxial S/PDIF). I have not got this to work and would
> appreciate any help.

Make sure the input it unmuted.  To do this play some music and in terminal
run alsamixer.  unmute all outputs by pushing the m key and turning the
volume up with the arrow keys.  usally the output for spdif is labeled
"IEC958"  then in myth FE, in the setting under general select ALSA:spdif in
all boxes.  For my two boxes this was all that was required.

2. The HTPC is connected to a 32" CRT TV (Sony KV-32FX60E). The TV is quite
> old and have only 3 scarts as input. I have tried to use s-video with
> s-video/scart adapter but that gives unstable picture (switching between
> grey and normal) abd therefore I have connected it via composite and
> composite/scart adapter. The picture does not fill the screen and aren't
> straight in the edges (not completely in the picture either, e.g. on the
> OSD ). How should I setup X to work with a CRT TV?
> 3. I miss some information for the TV above such as:
> - Horizontal/Vertical Sync ?
> - Recommended resolution ?

Not sure about any of this I am in the US.

Any hints/recommendations are very welcome!!
> PS. My wife are not that satisfied about the new "gadget" right now and I
> need to sort things out :) DS
> --
> Regards
> Joacim
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Good luck.  After some tunning the WAF will go up.!

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