[mythtv-users] ivtv driver update

Jesse D. Guardiani jesse at wingnet.net
Wed Aug 10 06:01:47 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-10 at 15:02 +1000, Marty Ravell wrote:
> So, in my usual foolish way of not letting good enough alone I am
> considering going down the route of upgrading my ivtv drivers (0.3.7b
> possibly). Mainly this is so I can try to get XMame up and running on
> my FC3, 350 rig. My current setup is straight from Jarod’s guide. So
> my question to the list is this. Is there a good how-to on the
> procedure for taking a stock ‘Jarod’s Guide’ machine to new ivtv
> drivers?
> I’m looking at the ivtv site and although there are some instructions
> on compiling up drivers from source I was wondering if there is
> perhaps a simpler way?

I did this a few days ago. It's really quite straight forward. configure
&& make && make install. Nothing to it. I was impressed. New drivers
work great. They lock up about every 10th viewing or so, but I can watch
DVDs via XV, so I'm happy.

Jesse Guardiani
Programmer/Sys Admin
jesse at wingnet.net

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