[vdr] next features?

Alasdair Campbell ragawu at gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 18:53:02 CET 2007


On Nov 19, 2007 1:31 AM, Magnus Hörlin <magnus at alefors.se> wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> > Maybe it actually is about time for me to build a new VDR.
> > I'll probably take a look at the Reel Extension HD PCI.
> > But that means I'll also need a new motherboard with at least
> > five PCI slots (for 3 DVB-S cards, 1 DVB-T and the Extension HD).
> > On my desktop PC I'm using a passively cooled Pentium M with 1.86GHz,
> > which works really good, so maybe that's also a viable choice for
> > a new VDR. I guess it goes without saying that modern motherboards
> > have a gigabit Ethernet port and graphics on board.
> > Does anybody have a recommendation for such a board?

Can't you just buy a 2nd hand Pentium 4 board and another P4 mobile?
Save the environment and your wallet! No gigabit ethernet, but stick a
Matrox in the AGP slot and get component PAL output.. matrox G450
costs 10 euros...


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