[mythtv-users] .16 and via

David Hampton hampton at employees.org
Wed Sep 29 02:33:09 EDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-09-26 at 21:48, Curtis Stanford wrote:
> Glad you got it working. I think the setting you're looking for is overscan. 
> Then the picture will expand to overlap the edges like a regular TV does.
> In your /etc/X11/XF86Config, in the "Device" section put a line that says
> Option "TVVScan" "over"

Thanks, that did it.

BTW, I wrote...

> 2. Then I checked out the latest via drm driver from CVS: "cvs 
> > -d :pserver:anonymous at dri.freedesktop.org:/cvs/dri co drm". Then go the 
> > drm/linux directory and type 'make LINUXDIR=/usr/src/<your linux src 
> > directory> DRM_MODULES=via' When make finishes, copy via.ko 
> > to /lib/modules/<your kernel>/kernel/drivers/char/drm. Make sure you rmmod 
> > the old module and modprobe the new one (i.e. rmmod via; modprobe via)
> This doesn't work for me.  When I try to insmod the new via.ko, the
> system complains that the via_v4l_drv module is missing.

Well, duh.  I have a 2.6 kernel but compiled in the 'linux' directory
instead of the linux-2.6 directory.  Of course it didn't work.  I
recompiled in the correct directory and get a dri module that installs
cleanly.  Myth is now up and running like a champ.

Thanks for the help.


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