[mythtv-users] 9xxx series motherboards/VDPAU

German Rodriguez callmegar at gmail.com
Wed May 13 15:49:39 UTC 2009

The ASUS P5N7A-VM is working very well for me with VDPAU, WOL, MythWelcome,
1080p, Dolby Digital, DTS, Analog Audio, SPDIF Audio, it has the nvidia 9300
chip, I heard about good experiences with a comparable Gigabyte model that
uses the 9400 chip.

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 5:37 AM, Steve Curtis <scurtis at fixation.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm currently running mythtv which is suffering from occasional crashes of
> the frontend (both the frontend and hard crashes/reboots).  The GF is
> getting quite annoyed with it!
> I pretty sure its related to me switching to using an MSI 8400GS 512MB and
> the Nvidia driver.  I also started using VDPAU from JYA's repository.  I
> cant find any useful error messages anywhere, and am suspecting something
> hardware or hardware combination is at fault.
> With that in mind, I'd also like to move onto a motherboard using a 9xxx
> series and use VDPAU with JYA's ubuntu repository for 0.21-fixes+VDPAU.
> Can anyone shout any boards that they have working well with myth (on
> mythbuntu) just so I can be sure I'm starting from a solid hardware base.  I
> know the ION stuff is now emerging, I'm wondering if thats just a bit early
> to adopt at the moment, hence why I'm thinking of sticking to a beefier 9xxx
> system.
> Apologies for this being slight off-topic to the list, but I thought as
> there had been quite a lot of people experimenting in this area on this list
> it was a good place to ask!
> Thanks,
> Steve.
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