rdege at cse
Feb 7, 2003, 7:02 AM
Post #2 of 5
The SK41G onboard video is a Savage8 chipset. You can go here for the
On a sadder note, I discovered that their is some form of bug between the
onbaord Video, and the WinTV-Go Tuner card. I remember reading some vauge
information about it while googling, but no solution was found, except to
use a different video card.
However, I do believe that the TV out does work :)
> Hi all,
> Apologies for the OT post (well, it's on-topic in the sense that I'm
> trying to set up a mythTV box), but I'm tearing my hair out here and
> would appreciate any suggestions.
> I just got hold of a Shuttle SK41G to turn into a mythTV set-top box,
> and so far everything seems to be okay, except for one thing: the TV-
> out doesn't work. At all. Not during bootup (I get about 3 seconds of
> mis-synced junk, just lines, and then nothing), and not from X (if at
> 640x480, I get the same un-synced lines; if any other res, I get
> I'm running the Debian sarge (testing) XFree86 4.2 package along with
> the latest 'savage' driver from probo.com (I also tried the Debian
> packaged version). The s3switch utility (which is supposed to switch
> between outputs on savage cards) doesn't seem to work correctly,
> either. Half the time it just crashes or complains that it can't
> switch (this is when switching to CRT or LCD). And, as noted, when it
> *can* switch to TV, I get no output, or garbled output.
> I'm about at the end of my rope here, and have posted at viaarena about
> this, but I figured maybe someone here has tried this box before. Any
> suggestions would be very much appreciated!
> thanks a lot,
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