Re: OT: TV Out & DVD
On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, Jeremy Nickurak wrote:
> I'm putting together a 500Mhz-cpu machine to sit in my living room, primarilly to play dvd's. Ideally, I'd be displaying to the television there, however I'm not sure what to look for in a video card.
> In order to get DVD's scaled to full screen, it'd be nice to have some degree of 2d acceleration on the tv-out, to get real Xv-type speeds. I understand the TNT2s that have tv-out are pretty good, but I've yet to hear any confirmation about whether or not they would support Xv on a output-to-tv display.
> Does anybody have any recommendations?
I don't have any recommendations for a video card, but as a video/dvd
player, you might consider looking into mplayer. I've found it to be
an excellent video player and it supports several drivers (not just xv).