[mythtv-users] New geforce GT 240, HDMI, and audio

Ian Forde ianforde at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 01:54:33 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-16 at 17:52 -0700, mythtv at blandford.net wrote:
> On 04/16/2010 05:16 PM, Larry K wrote:
> > I just ordered a new geforce GT-240.  Newegg had a sweet deal for like
> > $45 delivered, so I jumped.   Currently, I use an onboard geforce 8200
> > that handles both audio and video, but VDPAU performance is not so
> > good.  Anyway, after I pulled the trigger, I got to wondering if the 240
> > can carry both audio and video over HDMI (it seems almost odd that a
> > video card can also function as a sound card, but I digress).
> >
> > I did some reading and it seems that the GT-240 can also audio,
> > depending on your audio/video driver combination.  Right now, I am
> > running nvidia-graphics-190.42-43.i386 from atrpms.  I am also running
> > alsa-driver-1.0.20-80.fc10.i386 from atrpms.
> >
> > Does anyone know what issues I face in my quest to get this new video
> > card up and running, with both video and audio delivered over HDMI?
> > Will I need to upgrade my drivers, or is my setup good to go?  To
> > minimize the disruption and keep the WAF high,  I'd rather not even
> > st
> You may want to follow this wiki page.
> http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=HOW-TO_set_up_HDMI_audio_on_nVidia_GeForce_G210,_GT220,_or_GT240
> Michael
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Or you can wait a few days until Axel gets it packaged up.  Alsa just
release 1.0.23 today, and GT21X support is supposedly in...


Not sure if it covers GT240 or GT220, but who knows?  It might work!


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