[mythtv-users] PVR-350 clarification

Patrick de Brabander [mythtv] mythtv at pdebrabander.nl
Fri Jun 17 10:08:08 UTC 2005

It is very simple. Just copy the ivtvdev_drv.o over your original and
install the latest ivtv-driver 0.3x.
So make a backup of your original ivtvdev_drv.o driver. I don't now wich
distro you are using, but i find compiling of ivtv drives the best option.



> I've noticed the talk about this new ivtvdev driver over a few messages
> recently and I'm thinking of giving it a go.
> I originally used my 350 for TV-OUT when first setting up my (only) MythTV
> box, but changed to using the TV out on my Geforce FX5600 so I could
> accelerated X (hey, I like the pretty pictures that Goom gives when
> playing
> music !).
> How difficult is it / will it be to try the new ivtv stuff , while at the
> same
> time keeping the possibility of going back to my current (working) setup
> without a complete reinstall.?
> If I can get this new ivtvdev driver working with it's accelerated vid/X
> performance etc I'll be reverting back to using the 350 for both capture
> and
> playback   :-)
>>On Friday 17 June 2005 10:08, Patrick de Brabander [mythtv] wrote:
>> > I guess what I'm also asking is that if I do want the most versatility
>> > for the future (newer codecs, eventually DVD playback, other myth
>> front
>> > ends, and whatever else who knows) would I be limiting myself if I
>> used a
>> > PVR-350
>> > as my only TV-out.
>> >
>> >This is true : it is not yet possible to watch properly divx, dvd and
>> >other stuffs on the pvr350 tvout.
>> With the new ivtvdev_drv from John Harvey, you can now perfectly play
>> DVD
>> and video trough the tv-out. Divx i haven't try yet.
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