Re: MythTV and capture drivers for FC/RHL, rpms, HOWTOs and lists (was: Linux PVR [was] Is Linux ...frustrating)

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On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, duncan brown wrote:

> about myth tv, i'm looking to get my 5 year old a new computer (her's is
> an aging pII 300 (first gen, made in 97 i think) and it has an EXCELLENT
> tv out.  now, i've read that mythtv and freevo need something like a
> 1.8ghz box to work correctly, is that still true? 

if you want to record/encode to isma mpeg-4, divx, mpeg-2, then yeah you 
need some pretty serious hardware.

> has anyone gottenthem
> to run on a lower end box?  (she can do capture on her computer now under
> windows without problems after i enabled dma)  otherwise it'll be just a
> divx/ogg box, but there are worse things to havein the living room =]
> 
> -d
> 
> Axel Thimm said:
> > On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 05:03:04PM -0400, Matt Morgan wrote:
> >> [snip]
> >> On 04/07/2004 04:04 PM, Michael Gargiullo wrote:
> >> >If your video card is an ATIRadeon 8xxx or 9xxx series card ATI's
> >> drivers will work (TV out and all).  I'm using an ATI 9200 with
> >> Mythtv  (LOVE IT!)  output display's fine on the TV, and using ATrpms
> >> site for the YUM repository, it's as simple as yum install
> >> mythtv-suite.  They also have a great fedora-core HOW-TO at
> >> mythtv.org.
> >
> >> I looked and couldn't find that fedora core how-to. Lots of great docs
> >>  though. If you could point me straight to the fedora doc, I'd
> >> appreciate  it. Thanks.
> >
> > Here are some links:
> >
> > http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php
> > http://atrpms.physik.fu-berlin.de/install.html
> >
> > Any comments on mythtv itself, or the packaging of it are best posted at
> > the relevant lists. For you embarking into the pleasent journey of
> > runing a PVR on Linux I suggest the following lists:
> >
> > o ATrpms user list (packaging or Fedora Core/Red Hat Linux related):
> >   http://lists.atrpms.net/mailman/listinfo/atrpms-users
> > o MythTV user list (non-packaging, non-drivers issues):
> >   http://www.mythtv.org/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users/
> > o ivtv user list (non-packaging issues about PVR x50):
> >   http://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=73219
> > o v4l list for bttv/saa7134/cx88 drivers
> >   https://listman.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/video4linux-list
> > o DVB drivers
> >   http://www.linuxtv.org/mailinglists/linux-dvb/
> >
> > Enjoy! :)
> > --
> > Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
> 
> 
> -+(duncan brown
> -+([email protected]
> -+(http://www.linuxadvocate.net
> 
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> 
> 
> 
> 

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