[mythtv-users] NewEgg Cheap Nvidia GT220 Cards

mythtv at blandford.net mythtv at blandford.net
Thu Dec 17 04:50:08 UTC 2009

On 12/16/2009 07:49 PM, backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 07:56:43 -0500, backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org
> said:
>>>> Don't want to just get "another 8300", but the GT210 referenced above
>>>> has 1 GB of memory,
>>> Just to be clear, it only has 512MB. Not sure what difference that
>>> would make for VDPAU
>> That's right.  I got mixed up with another card I was looking at.
>> I'm going to give it a try.  I'll report back when I see how well it
>> works.
> OK I got it.  Actually came Monday but just had a chance now to put it
> in.  The good, the bad, and the ugly:
> Good:  VDPAU works with this card.   No update to the driver or
> anything.  I have a hunch my dell OEM 8300GS was really a 7000-based
> card.
> Bad:  OK, not sure if this is due to the card or not, but audio is
> screwed up now on my mythbuntu 9.10 system.  Still haven't recorded
> anything yet with 9.10 (system stays booted to 8.04 until everything's
> OK with the new system) but with live TV, sound would go to almost

I am assuming you are not using the audio built into the GT220.  Is that 
correct?  I hadn't heard of anyone getting it to work at all.


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