[mythtv-users] zero length recordings w/ pcHDTV

Tom McKearney tommck at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 17:48:24 EDT 2005

I'm running SuSE 9.1 and I've been told tha tgoing to 2.6.12 could be
ugly (the guys on the #suse IRC channel seem to thing it's an issue).

So, I ask... is the back-ported DVB stuff for the pcHDTV 3000 cards stable?


On 7/11/05, Mercury Morris <mercury.morris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/11/05, Tom McKearney <tommck at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm running pretty recent code and I still get issues with zero length
> > recordings with my pcHDTV 3000 cards. I'm running the pcHDTV 1.6
> > drivers on kernel 2.6.5.  I'm on SuSE 9.1 and  I get no error messages
> > that I can see.
> Strong, very strong second here to abandon the old 1.6 stuff.
> Having built two MythTV systems, both using kernel 2.6.12 with
> DVB support built in, I can emphatically recommend moving to
> the lastest kernel.
> This could mean that you might have compile mythtv yourself
> to get the DVB support turned on within myth, but again - it is
> really worth it.  All the old battles go away, and you are left with
> a solid, reliable, working HDTV video recorder.
> --
> MM

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