[MPlayer-users] Re: <A.D.D> linux user overwhelmed with information; please recommend the best devices for Mplayer
ranma at gmx.at
Mon Nov 4 20:28:02 CET 2002
Robert L. Hiett wrote:
> I'm running a p.o.s. ecs k75sa mainboard, 256MB ram, althon XP 1.4 Mhz
> and redhat 8.0
> I just ordered the hollywood+ em8300 chipset becuase I heard that the
> dvd decoder chips are garbage on the consumer video cards and I heard
> Mplayer supports this. Will I only be able to use the "tv-out" feature
> for watching dvd's on this card, or will I be able to watch divx flicks
> on my tv using this tv-out portion of this card?
I would not recommend using a hollywood+ card for this as your PC is
more than fast enough to do software DVD decoding. I'd recommend trying
an nvidia card with tv out and the nvtv tool.
Tobias PGP: 0x9AC7E0BC
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