[mythtv-users] Gentoo + VIA Binary driver
simon at koala.ie
Thu Apr 15 05:07:02 EDT 2004
forgot to mention in my last email
i use a 2.6 kernel: 2.6.4-gentoo-r1 patched with via-v4l-1.4a-drm.patch
using ivtv-0.1.10-pre2-ck07 on a pvr350
not using tv-out on this box but have it working just fine on another 9000
built libddmpeg-1.6 from source (from ivor's site: www.ivor.it)
using viaexp for dvd playing
building mythtv from cvs - and before anyone says anything - it is not hard
running the binary via stuff from viaarena (apart from ivor's libddmpeg)
config files supplied on request!
ps so everything is stock except:
viarena binary stuff
On Wednesday 14 April 2004 14:47, Paul W. Smith wrote:
> I pretty much have my M10000+PVR250+Gentoo system set up now, except for
> the fact that my CPU is hitting 100% when watching LiveTV, which causes
> occasional freezing. I've tried adjusting all of the MythTV settings, as
> well as the EDX field correction in cputest.c. I've also gone through this
> I'm at the point now where I'm seriously considering attempting to go with
> the VIA binary driver to see if this helps any. A few quick questions:
> Does anyone know if there is a difference in the playback of live TV when
> using the binary driver as opposed to Ivor's open source driver (does live
> TV even use the hardware decoding of the M10000)?
> Is there a procedure on the net somewhere that will help me to get the VIA
> binary driver working with Gentoo 1.4 (2.4 kernel)? Is this even possible?
> Could my problem have more to do with my X configuration, rather than a
> driver issue?
> PS. Thanks everybody for the excellent help that I received on previous
> issues that I was having!
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