[mythtv-users] Weird Problem with Settings

Christopher Miles twitch at nervestaple.com
Thu Mar 13 19:27:45 UTC 2003

How is DVD playback on this puppy?

> Anyone using a VIA EPIA M-9000 based system: 
> I finally got enough time to give the cvs version of Myth a shot. I'm currently
> playing around with recording and viewing only as I'm not sure I have the
> horsepower for live tv. One thing I found out by accident. I'm using the CLE266
> slim driver with RH 7.3 and I got a new kernel. This kernel seems to have the
> IDE patch applied as I was able to turn on DMA for my DVD. Kernel version is
> 2.4.18-26. 
> I have a few questions on items that maybe one of you has already solved.
> 1) Is anyone having trouble with serial port access? I (suddenly) fear that I
> may have blown my serial port with static as I can't seem to get my perl script
> to change channels. (I get "getattr: Input/output error" when I run the script
> on the line that opens /dev/ttyS0.) What is required in the kernel to have
> access to serial ports?
> 2) I have the box connected to my 32" TV via the S-Video connector. I have the
> adapter setting for Overscan mode on, but I'm losing too much of the edges. How
> do I adjust this without going to underscan mode?
> 3) Does anyone have settings for XF86Config or XF86Config-4 that will allow 720
> by 480 mode? I see a mention of a modeline from the Myth FAQ (section 17), but
> that seems to pertain to a monitor and not a TV. I use Ogle to view DVD's. (Is
> it possible to integrate Ogle into Myth?)
> ....Kevin
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