HD with Xvideo on i915GM (i810 driver)
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Sun Nov 5 05:02:03 PST 2006
> Just doing a quick search before I throw down a couple hundred bucks :)
> To recap:
> The 915GM chipset is capable of displaying full resolution HDTV
> (1080i) using hardware acceleration (so a 1.5Ghz Pentium M should
> suffice) using the latest and greatest driver from git (running
> Gentoo)? The board I'm looking at:
> Has Svideo, Composite and Component (as well as VGA) included with it,
> an added bonus I can pick up:
> To add DVI as well. I'm hoping to be able to output HDTV over any of
> those interfaces (though I definitely understand that Composite/S-Vid
> isn't capable of displaying HDTV, but hoping that the hardware will
> simply down res without any user interaction) using MythTV as well as
> Xine and/or Mplayer.
> So, is this a pipe dream, or should this work?
> Any info is much appreciated!
I'd also be interested in people's thoughts here. I am thinking of
replacing my now quite old EPIA M10k with something a bit beefier and
capable of displaying HDTV for use with my MythTV system.
Awaits replies with interest....
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