l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2001 Dec 30 17:09

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Voodoo 3500 TV tuner
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] Voodoo 3500 TV tuner

On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Gabriel Rosa wrote:

> Read the README. The v3tv guys are extremely inactive (last update in may, i
> think). Apparently, XFree86 4.x uses the video memory differently than the 3.x
> series, which causes problems with the current drivers.

Which version of XFree are you using?  Maybe I should just use 3.x... :(

The only thing I saw in the README was the video memory resizing and
adding DGA support.  DGA supposedly loads by default (and seems to be
confirmed by the TV programs), and I did redsize the memory, but it was a
no go.  Tonight I'll try switching over to 3.x.

> I have xawtv working, but I cannot change focus, as it causes the image to
> disappear until i force a redraw by changing channels. I recall seeing
> something about forcing xawtv to redraw every frame in software, or something,
> but never really looked into it.

You can't change forcus?  I never had that problem.

You can switch channels?  I've never been able to do that... (I just use
the composit input.)

> it hasn't met the kickass voodoo quality factor I have always considered 3dfx

I agree.  I don't get the speed I'd expect with the "accelerated" voodoo

Thanks, Gabe!


Mark K. Kim
PGP key available upon request.

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.