[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #5443: HD-PVR support

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 04:01:57 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 9:30 PM, Michael Rice <mikerice1969 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:44 PM, MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote:
>>  Note: You will need the latest HD-PVR driver from Janne's hg, and the 1.0
>>  firmware (i.e. not 1.0b or any other firmware).
> I had the linux driver working on my original HD-PVR but had to send it
> back.  When the new one came it had a 1.0b disk which I installed on
> Windows and it seems to work.
> But I didn't see the warning about 1.0b until after it was installed.
> I reinstalled
> the old driver 1.0... will that get me back to the 1.0 firmware?
> I tried that but now a:
> cat /dev/video0 > foo.ts
> produces only an empty file.  setting hdpvr_debug 1 shows it calling
> start_streaming but nothing after that.  Ctl-c shows calls stop_streaming...
> Unplugging/replugging behaves but no data in the file.  Anyone have any
> ideas?

If you have one of the "new" HD-PVRs, you must use firmware 1.0B.

The warning you quoted was basically because 1.0B has not been well
tested.  It should work, however.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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