[mythtv] [ivtv-devel] Volunteer to add support for 2.6.22 ivtv decoding to MythTV?

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 19:07:08 UTC 2007

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Erik Mouw wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 07:59:17PM +0200, Hans Verkuil wrote:
>> The ivtv driver (of which I am the maintainer) is now merged into kernel 
>> 2.6.22. In order to merge this driver into the kernel the MPEG decoding 
>> and OSD ioctls had to change. These ioctls were originally specific to 
>> the ivtv driver, but are now generalized.
>> I am looking for a volunteer who is willing to update the decoding/OSD 
>> MythTV support for the ivtv driver. Note that capturing with this 
>> driver has not changed, this concerns only the decoding and OSD support 
>> for the PVR-350 cards.
>> A conversion document is available here:
>> http://ivtvdriver.org/viewcvs/ivtv/trunk/doc/conversion.txt?rev=3933&view=markup
>> And I will of course provide any help necessary.
>> Please contact me if you are willing to work on this, or if you want 
>> more information.
> I upgraded my MythTV hardware (from old PIII/800 to C2D/1.8GHz) but due
> to the relatively new hardware (Intel G33 chipset) I need to run a
> recent kernel which comes with the 1.0.x ivtv driver. At first glance
> recording seems to work just fine but playback doesn't because Myth
> calls an old ivtv iocl().
> I'm using the myth debian-etch packages from backports.debian.org, but
> I also checked the svn trunk and the old ioctl() is still there
> (haven't run it, just read the source).
> Is there already somebody working on this or should I give it a try?
> Erik
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In theory this is a patch:

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