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

sonofzev at iinet.net.au sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Fri May 1 03:17:14 UTC 2009

On Fri May  1  9:47 , Kevin Bailey  sent:

>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.

Likewise with my 5700 :)

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