[mythtv-users] [OT] - Known good S-video out cards?

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Mon Nov 2 04:15:11 UTC 2009

Mark Knecht wrote:
> Hi,
>    I'm wondering if anyone can recommend any cards that KNOWN good
> S-video out and don't cost and arm & a leg? The Open Source ATI driver
> does a VERY bad job with the ATI chipset in this machine (9100 IGP)
> and the developers are non-responsive about whether they will fix it
> or not. The older closed source ATI driver worked very well but ATI
> dropped support for this device and I'd like to keep the machines up
> to date if possible.
>    I don't personally care much about ATI or nvidia, but I would like
> a GPU that's supported using Open Source drivers.
>    The machines are dedicated Myth front ends and I don't require
> anything like HDTV at this time as it is all going over S-video. Best
> if I can get fanless and low profile as the Pundit-R isn't a large
> box.
Any of the Intel chips should do.  I don't know if any are available 
outside of a mobo, though.  I'm using a G950 and it works just fine with SD.




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