[mythtv-users] ASUS says toss my AMD board and buy an Intel board and processor.
james at ultratans.com
Thu Jun 19 18:38:20 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 14:29 -0400, Greg Lake wrote:
> Allen Edwards wrote:
> > I called Linux tech support at ASUS regarding the problem where I go
> > into Low Resolution mode 1/3 of the time after reboot, and the problem
> > that my air2pc card takes 5 minutes to initialize after a reboot.
> > The conclusion was that there is a conflict between the MB and the
> > air2pc card and that the solution is to either get rid of those cards,
> > or get an Intel MB. He said the Intel MB chip sets are really good
> > and deal with interrupts much better than the AMD boards. Not really
> > what I wanted to hear with my new hardware.
> > Before I do that, has anyone built an AMD system with a air2pc 0.2
> > card that does not have this problem? If so, what MB and what Video
> > Card? I need S-Video so that is why I am not using onboard video MBs.
> > Add to this the problem of getting spdif and analog output at the same
> > time, a problem I did not have on my prototype P4 system, and it
> > really makes me wish I had bought different hardware.
> > Allen
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> My Mythtv server is built around a:
> BIOSTAR TForce TF570SLI AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP ATX
> CPU: Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2
> 65W Dual-Core Processor
> 2gigs corsair memory
> 2 Hauppauge 150's
> HDhomerun and a air2pc card...
> OS is Fedora9
> I have no problems with this set-up..My air2pc takes about 5 seconds to
> initialize ...
> I got it at Newegg..
I'm not sure if you have tried this, but maybe a BIOS update will help
the situation. I have seen some motherboards go from spotty at best to
decent boards with a BIOS update.
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