[svlug] WinTV and video cards
alvin at planet.fef.com
Mon Oct 26 14:49:22 PST 1998
hi ya chris
> I bought a WinTV card from Hauppage company. I'm thinking of
hey....did you steal mine...I bought one of them thingie's too
and have not opened it yet
but I'm not as brave as you...was planning on just dumping
it into a p200 w95 machine and listen to the radio and
see if NetMeeting works and stuff...
donno the state of servers and clients on linux for video
conferencing... know that cuseeme linux servers/reflectors works...
from couple 2/3 years ago..
> buying a new video card that will work with linux X11 windows.
> My old cirrus chipset card apparently doesn't support direct draw,
> whatever that is. WinTV suggests S3 cards, ATI Mach64, Diamond
> Stealth and Matrox Millenium as well as ET6000 Hercules among
> others. Does anyone use these cards under linux? Which is the
> best one?
I use Mach64 & Matrox for pci and agp cards...
> I wonder if I will need a better monitor with these
> advanced VGA cards... It says it requires more than 256 colors
> in 640x480 mode. Oh well...
> I'm thinking of writing a device driver for this TV thing.
> I wonder if I could do directdraw under X11 somehow...
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