[mythtv-users] Re: GRRR And AARRGGHH PVR-350

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Fri Mar 12 04:01:57 EST 2004

On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 08:59:23PM -0800, Jarod C. Wilson wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2004, at 01:27, Axel Thimm wrote:
> >On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 10:59:17PM -0800, Jarod C. Wilson wrote:
> >>
> >>On Mar 9, 2004, at 18:36, Matt Hannan wrote:
> >>
> >>>OK, so I managed to get Jarod's guide to get Myth 90% working with a
> >>>BT878 card under RH9. I did not like the sound synch issue...or the
> >>>wicked high CPU usage, so I ordered a PVR-350 that arrived today.
> >>>
> >>>Can someone please direct me around the Jarod's Guide Step 11
> >>>ivtv-firmware situation? I just looked back thru my old MythTV emails
> >>>and I see that on the 25th of Feb there was some major discussion 
> >>>about
> >>>new ivtv drivers. That also happened to be the last day I was on the
> >>>list because I was getting about 150 Myth related emails a day!! I am
> >>>sure that has not changed, but I am back on the list so that I can
> >>>actually post questions/advice.
> >>
> >>Get the latest ivtv-firmware srpm, build it, install it, then install
> >>ivtv.
> >>
> >>http://download.atrpms.net/production/sources/common/atrpms/ivtv-
> >>firmware-2.02.023-3.at.src.rpm
> >
> >Good news is: No need to build it!
> >
> >Hauppauge/Conexant have granted rights to distribute the binary rpms :)
> I saw the binary ivtv-firmware rpm, but something didn't look quite 
> right... Is everything really there? It is only 99K, while the src.rpm 
> is 1.7MB, and the two firmware .bin files that get extracted are 256K 
> each... I suppose its possible the two firmware files compress down to 
> fit in a 99K package though...

The sources (have to) include the complete Windows driver, of which
only a small portion is needed. This will hopefully change, too, but
it won't matter for non-developers, as all they see is the 100k package.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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