[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
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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