[mythtv-users] S-video out on Nvidia 6200 series cards?

Kevin Bailey ke-myth at retriever.dyndns.org
Thu Apr 30 23:47:46 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 01:01:55PM -0400, James Crow wrote:
> If you plan on keeping the machine around a while why not go for a 8xxx or 
> 9xxx card? Both of my 8400GS cards have s-video out. I don't watch much SD 
> content these days, but some posters say the VDPAU deinterlacers are 
> superior to any others available in Myth.

De-interlacing is irrelevant with S-video.

> When I had an 8400 connected to 
> an SD TV all I had to do was disconnect the monitor and leave only the 
> s-video cable and the nvidia binary drivers picked it up and used it. I had 
> a blank screen until X started, but I had ssh for any problems that arose.

Odd, with my 6200 I got video all the way from boot-up to X.

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