[mythtv-users] Good news for pcHDTV folks - new drivers out today

Mercury Morris mercury.morris at gmail.com
Sat Dec 25 15:38:43 UTC 2004

On Fri, 24 Dec 2004 12:49:30 -0600, Mercury Morris
<mercury.morris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 22:56:19 -0500, john roberts <homepagez at lycos.com> wrote:
> >
> > Good news - looks like the v1.5 drivers were released today.
> >
> > I've had good luck with them under 2.6.9.
> Yes, I would call it just that, "luck".
> Has anyone else had a look at the 1.5 drivers?  If so, were you
> brave enough to try to follow the README(s) included?  I am not that brave.
> I found three README files, two called README and one called README.ivtv.
> These files could hardly be called "complete installation instructions".
> John, if you truly did succeed in getting the 1.5 drivers to work, would you
> be kind enough to tell the rest of us, in detail, how you did it?
> Did you build a new kernel?  How did you figure out what the READMEs
> instruct us to do?  I certainly will not risk a working system by trying to
> follow an incomplete set of instructions.  Just two nights ago, I was able,
> for the first time, to watch HDTV and SDTV on side-by-side TV sets.
> "King of Queens" was the program, and while it's not an HDTV Showcase
> program, the difference blew me away.
> I would love to try the new 1.5 drivers, but not if it means missing the
> Packers-Vikings game in HDTV, due to my inability to follow the READMEs.
> Thanks for any details you might be willing to post here, so that the rest
> of us HD-3000 owners might be able to move up to 1.5.

Thanks to all who replied, telling of their experiences installing
the pcHDTV 1.5 drivers.  


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list