[clug] Oldish AMD CPU & Motherboard wanted

Jeff Stiff smee.heee at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 00:49:08 MDT 2011

Thanks Adam,

I have managed to track down a new board that has 3 PCI slots, so
therefore I can keep using my old PCI tuners, at least for another
year or so.

I did find out that both the CPU and motherboard had both died.

Thanks All,

On 12 August 2011 11:19, Adam Baxter <voltagex at voltagex.org> wrote:
> I can help you with the second part.
> I have a selection of USB DVB-T cards here, most of which now work
> under recent kernels - although you may need to compile a driver
> yourself.
> Many PCI/PCIe cards will just be 1 or more USB(!) receivers connected
> to an on-card USB hub.
> If you can get a good picture of the card you're buying, look for a
> Samsung or a Realtek chip. (supported by the SAA7xxx or RTL238x
> drivers respectively).
> I'm also willing to buy one before you do, and find one that works :P
> --Adam
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Jeff Stiff <smee.heee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> G'Day List,
>> Just wondering if someone here has an old AMD motherboard and/or cpu
>> laying around in their spares draw that they want to part with.
>> I have a dead CPU (AM2 Socket AMD x2 64 (I think around Athlon 3200+))
>> or motherboard (Gigabyte GA-M52S-S3P) here that has been running my
>> main MythTV server for the last few years, not sure which component
>> has died yet.  If I can get something of each that is compatible then
>> I can figure out which has died, if not both, and hopefully be back up
>> and running.
>> Have been trying to buy a new motherboard and CPU, but I need at least
>> 3 PCI slots to take the TV Tuner cards.  All new motherboards now seem
>> to only have one or two PCI slots, having moved on to PCIe.
>> So figured I'd see if anyone here has something they would like to
>> pass on, am happy to pay a reasonable amount.
>> Alternatively, does anyone here on the list that runs MythTV boxes
>> have any success stories with DVB-T PCIe cards that are fully
>> supported that I could upgrade to?  LinuxTV.org is still fairly light
>> on for any PCIe cards that actually work.
>> Cheers,
>> Jeff.
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