[mythtv-users] Is X over TV-Out *at all* possible under FC3

Dan Wilga dwilga at MtHolyoke.edu
Mon Dec 6 20:04:58 UTC 2004

From: "Nick Morrott" <pvr at insidethex.co.uk>
>After much head-scratching and punching of keyboard I am just writing to see
>if it is *at all* possible to get X running over the TV-out of my PVR350
>card under Fedora Core 3. I have had no trouble at all (apart from ALSA)
>getting my PVR system configured and running but whenever I try and modprobe
>ivtv-fb from either init level 3 or from within KDE I just get either:
>i) a stuck system with the console screen messed up (each successive line of
>output is indented further to the right wrt the previous line) when
>modprobing ivtv-fb from the console under run level 3, or
>ii) a stuck system with a blank console and no TV output when
>Ctrl-alt-BS'ing after having replaced my xorg.conf file for a tailored
>PVR350 version.

I had similar problems with my Mandrake setup this weekend. I solved 
them by reverting to an older version of ivtvdev_drv, rather than the 
one that comes with ivtv-0.2.0.rc3. I can't find a version number in 
it anywhere, but the file size is 17902 bytes, and what I have is 
dated October 16th (that might just be the date I downloaded it, 

Dan Wilga                                         dwilga at mtholyoke.edu
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