Sample hardware and software configurations

(update in 2003)

1. Mirtouf

Graphic Card Trademark ATI Radeon R250 (rev 01)
Model  9000 Pro
Ram 128 Mo
Sound Card
Trademark with motherboard: VIA
Model VT8233 (rev 10)
TV card
Trademark Pinnacle
Model PCTV Rave (rev 11)
Chipset CN878A
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract 0.7.106 ou 0.7.107
automatic detection.
options bttv gbuffers=4
RAM 512 Mo DDR PC 2100
Processor Trademark AMD Athlon Thunderbird
Frequency 1400 Mhz
Motherboard and Bios MSI K7T 266 Pro 2, BIOS v3.5
Linux Distribution Gentoo Linux 1.4
Kernel Version 2.4.20-r6, 2.4.21+patchs et 2.4.22
Xv Support used with DRI drivers (radeon module)
MTRR Support Yes
AGPART Support Yes (module loaded)
Hard Disk Optimization DMA 100
XFree86 version and color depth 4.3.0-r3 with 24 bits


2. AirbaT

Graphic Card Trademark Albatron GeForce 4
Model TI 4200
RAM 128 Mo
Sound card
Trademark sound card chipset inside motherboard
Model AC'97
TV card
Trademark Leadtek
Model WinFast TV2000 XP Deluxe
Chipset BT878
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract 0.7.107
modules.conf: options i2c scan=1 verbose=1 i2c_debug=0
modules: tuner type=3
bttv radio=1 card=34 pll=1 fieldnr=1
RAM 512 Mo
Processor Trademark AMD Athlon XP 2100+
Frequency 1300 Mhz (underclocking)
Motherboard and Bios Asus A7V8X
Linux Distribution Debian Sid
Linux Kernel Version 2.4.22-custom
XV Support Yes
MTRR Support
Yes
AGPART Support
Yes
Hard Disk Optimization No
XFree86 version and color depth 4.3 with 32 bits


3.  BlindMan

Graphic Card Trademark Hercules
Model  Radeon 9700 (Close Source ATI drivers: 2.9.13-2)
RAM 128 Mo DDR
Sound Card Trademark Creative labs
Model SB Live! Value
TV Card Trademark Pinnacle
Model Studio PCTV
Chipset BT878a
BTTV driver version and modules.conf extract 0.7.107
options gbuffers=4
RAM 768 Mo
Processeur Trademark AMD Athlon 1800+
Fréquence 1533 Mhz
Motherboard and Bios ABIT KT7A Bios A9
Linux Distribution Mandrake 9.1
Linux Kernel Version 2.4.21-0.25mdk
XV Support Yes but the DGA support is broken with the close source ATI drivers
MTRR Support
Yes
AGPART Support
Into the close source ATI drivers
Hard Disk Optimization Yes DMA 100
XFree86 version and color depth 4.3.0 with 24 bpp


4. Pingus

Graphic Card Trademark Matrox
Model  G200
RAM 8 Mo
Sound Card Trademark Creative labs
Model SB 16 PCI
TV Card Trademark Miro
Model PCTV
Chipset BT848
BTTV driver version and modules.conf extract 0.7.107
options bttv radio=0 card=1 tuner=3 gbuffers=4 fieldnr=1
RAM 256 Mo
Processeur Trademark Intel PIII
Frequency 450 Mhz
Motherboard and Bios Asus P2B Bios v11
Linux Distribution Mandrake 9.2
Linux Kernel Version 2.4.22-10mdk
XV Support Yes
MTRR Support
Yes
AGPART Support
?
Hard Disk Optimization No SCSI interface used
XFree86 version and color depth 4.3 with 16 bpp


5.  Humidifier

Graphic Card Trademark ??
Model  GeForce2 Ti
RAM 64 Mo
Sound Card Trademark Creative labs
Model Sound Blaster Audigy
TV Card Trademark Pinnacle
Model Miro PCTV
Chipset BT848
BTTV driver version and modules.conf extract 0.7.107
# 4 TV ----------------------------
alias char-major-81 videodev
alias char-major-81-0 bttv
pre-install bttv modprobe -k tuner
options bttv pll=2 card=1 bttv_verbose=2 chroma_agc=1
options tuner type=3
alias char-major-89 i2c-dev
options i2c-core i2c_debug=1
options i2c_algo_bit bit_test=1
# ---------------------------------


RAM 1 Go
Processeur Trademark AMD Athlon XP2500  Barton
Frequency 1830 Mhz
Motherboard and Bios Abit nf7-s rev2, bios 18
Linux Distribution Debian Sid
Linux Kernel Version 2.4.22 custom
XV Support Yes with DGA
MTRR Support
No
AGPART Support
Yes
Hard Disk Optimization No Scsi interface used
XFree86 version and color depth 4.3 with 32 bpp


6. daguix

Graphic Card Trademark Leadtek
Model  Nvidia geforce 4: Ti 4200 AGP8x
RAM 128 Mo
Sound Card Trademark Asus
Model nforce2 soundstorm inside
TV Card Trademark Pinnacle
Model PCTV Rave
Chipset BT8x8
BTTV driver version and modules.conf extract 0.7.107
RAM 512 Mo DDR PC2700
Processeur Trademark AMD Athlon XP (K7)
Frequency 2200 Mhz + (1800 Mhz)
Motherboard and Bios Asus A7N8X Deluxe (rev 1.03)
Linux Distribution Debian Sid
Linux Kernel Version 2.4.22
XV Support Yes with DGA
MTRR Support
Yes
AGPART Support
Yes
Hard Disk Optimization No (DMA par default)
XFree86 version and color depth 4.3


7. Calimero

Carte Vidéo Marque Asustek
Modèle Geforce 4 MX440
MéMoire 64 Mo
Carte Son Marque Creative Labs
Modèle Sound blaster Live 5.1 (emu10k1)
Carte TV Marque Guillemot MaxiTv
Modèle Video PCI 3
Chipset BT878
Niveau de Drivers BTTV et extrait du modules.conf 0.9.15
options bttv radio=0 tuner=3 gbuffers=4
RAM 1 Go DDR
Processeur Marque AMD Athlon XP 1600+
Fréquence 1400 Mhz
Carte Mère et Bios MSI K7T266Pro2 (kt266a) bios 3.4.
Distribution Linux Mandrake 10.1 Official
Niveau du noyau 2.6.8.1-12mdk / 2.6.10rc1
Support de Xv Oui et DGA aussi
Support MTRR Oui
Support AGPART Oui
Optimisation Disque Dur Oui (UDMA 100)
Version de XFree86 et nombre de couleurs Xorg 0.6.7 24 bits



(Made in 2001)

  1. GaGai

Graphic Card Trademark Matrox
Model Millenium G200
Video RAM
8 Mo
Sound Card Trademark Creative Labs
Model Sound Blaster 16 PCI (PNP)
TV Card Trademark Miro
Model PCTV
Chipset BT848
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract 0.7.72

pre-install bttv modprobe -k tuner
options bttv card=1
options tuner type=3

RAM 256 Mo
Processor Trademark
Intel Pentium III
Frequency 550 MHZ
Motherboard and Bios Asus P2B
Linux Distribution Mandrake 8.1
Kernel Version 2.4.9
Xv Support Yes
MTRR Support Yes
AGPART Support  
Hard Disk Optimization  Yes
XFree86 version and color depth 4.10 with 24 bits depth (I can't use 32bits)

2. Keuleu

Graphic Card Trademark Leadtek
Model WinFast (GeForce2 MX)
Video RAM 32 Mo
Sound Card Trademark Creative Labs
Model SoundBlaster Live! 1024
TV Card Trademark Hauppauge
Model WinTV
Chipset BT878 (rev 2)
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract latest, always :)))

alias char-major-81 bttv
options bttv card=10
options tuner type=3
RAM 512 Mo
Processor Trademark AMD Athlon
Frequency 1 GHz
Motherboard and Bios ABIT KT7-RAID 08/25/2000-8363-686A-6A6LMA19C-UL
Linux Distribution Debian SID (aka unstable...)
Kernel Version 2.4.10
Xv Support Yes (X-Video Extension version 2.2)
MTRR Support Yes

reg00: base=0x00000000 ( 0MB), size= 512MB: write-back, count=1
reg01: base=0xd0000000 (3328MB), size= 32MB: write-combining, count=1
reg05: base=0xd8000000 (3456MB), size= 64MB: write-combining, count=1

AGPART Support Yes 4x
Hard Disk Optimization  Yes
XFree86 version and color depth 4.10 with 32 bpp depth


3. Maupatz (first box)

Graphic Card Trademark Leadtek
Model Nvidia GeForce II MX Winfast
Video RAM 32Mo
Sound Card Trademark Creative Labs
Model Sound Blaster SB Live
TV Card Trademark Miro
Model PCTV
Chipset BT848
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract
>0.7.52

insmod bttv card=1 fieldnr=1

RAM 384Mo
Processor Trademark AMD Duron
Frequency 750Mhz
Motherboard and Bios MSI K7T Turbo, KT133 Bios Award
Linux Distribution RedHat 7.1
Kernel Version 2.4.9
Xv Support Yes
MTRR Support Yes
AGPART Support  
Hard Disk Optimization  Yes
XFree86 version and color depth XFree 4.x with 32 bits depth

4. Maupatz (second box)

Graphic Card Trademark Matrox
Model G450
Video RAM 32Mo
Sound Card Trademark Creative Labs
Model Sound Blaster Live
TV Card Trademark Miro
Model PCTV
Chipset BT848
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract > 0.7.52

insmod bttv card = 1 fieldnr=1

RAM 1Go
Processor Trademark Intel Bi Pentium PIII
Frequency 2 x 550Mhz
Motherboard and Bios MSI 6120 - 440BX - Bios AMI
Linux Distribution suse 6.3
Kernel Version 2.4.3
Xv Support Yes
MTRR Support Yes
AGPART Support  
Hard Disk Optimization  Yes
XFree86 version and color depth XFree 4.x with 16 bits depth

5. Fl (bruce-lee)

Graphic Card Trademark Leadtek
Model Winfast Geforce 2MX
Video RAM 32 MO
Sound Card Trademark Creative Labs
Model Sound Blaster Live 5.1
TV Card Trademark Miro
Model Pctv
Chipset bt848
BTTV driver version and   modules.conf extract 0.7.83

options tuner type=3
options bttv card=1

RAM 224Mo
Processor Trademark Intel Celeron 300A
Frequency 450Mhz
Motherboard and Bios Abit BH6
Linux Distribution Debian Unstable
Kernel Version 2.4.13
Xv Support Yes
MTRR Support Yes
AGPART Support AGP support from Nvidia driver (AGP 2x)
Hard Disk Optimization  Yes
XFree86 version and color depth XFree 4.1.0 with16 bits

   
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