[mythtv-users] AverMedia M179 Firmware

Jarod C. Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Thu Jan 29 00:33:21 EST 2004

On Jan 28, 2004, at 19:31, cory wrote:

> I'm close to having a working system with the M179 card.  Just curious 
> what's special about the Hauppauge firmware, that it works 
> (supposedly) for this card too.

The firmware isn't Hauppauge's. Its Conexant's. It is just conveniently 
bundled in the Hauppauge drivers.

> I have a CD that came with the card for WinXP drivers.  Is there no 
> point in attempting to grab the firmware out of these drivers for an 
> AverMedia card?  If it did work, would this break things in a Mythtv 
> box with two different types of cards?

I have a PVR-250 and M179 in the same box using the same firmware 
(21288). Not a problem.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE

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