[mythtv-users] Re: FC4 and HD-3000 DVB vs.QAM Issue in latest kernel

Jason Sharpe mythtv.list at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 18:16:29 EST 2005

Hey David,

No offense taken, I always give the benefit of doubt over email...

Thanks for the in depth explanation. I completely see why they are doing
that, it is probly better in the long run, but as we both have learned, if
you don't know what it means, it might as well be Greek!

Now to sleep off the turkey!


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> Message: 5
> Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 11:23:20 -0500
> From: "David Ellis" <david at ellisonline.ca>
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] FC4 and HD-3000 DVB vs.QAM Issue in latest
>        kernel
> To: "'R.  Geoffrey Newbury'" <newbury at mandamus.org>,    "'Discussion
>        about mythtv'" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> My <Chuckle> was actually more of a "I've been there and asked the same
> question", no offense intended, I asked the same question of myself when I
> did a kernel upgrade, and it's ironic to see others go thru the same
> thing.
> I was happy to share the results of my quest, and meant no offense.
> Welcome
> to one of the challenges of email - its hard to convey meanings without
> the
> benefit of the other queues humans are used to.
> David
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of R. Geoffrey Newbury
> Sent: Thursday, November 24, 2005 11:12 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] FC4 and HD-3000 DVB vs.QAM Issue in latest
> kernel
> On Thu, 24 Nov 2005 02:37:38 -0700, Chad wrote:
> >I wouldn't worry about it too much, it is very likely it's just the
> >difference in DVB versions.  As long as myth is picking it up as a DVB
> >device, and you actually get a picture when all is said and done, you
> >can call it a pickle-2.1.3 and it really wouldn't matter.
> >
> >I think the chuckle was more of a "it's kind of funny to see how
> >people interpret things" than a "you're an idiot" thing ;)  But who
> >knows...
> Well I interpreted the 'chuckle' as the bit of the latter.. Someone who
> knew something chuckling that someone else did not know what that arcane
> 'Or3874-DD-wigdet' reference actually referred to.
> What this actually points out is that the ivtv guys have forgotten the
> reason for that output: to provide useful information,  -not- just for
> them, but for -everyone- who uses the software.
> The output should say something like:
> Found pcHDTV 3000
> PcHDTV 3000 using tuner chipset: Or3875-DD-widget revision
> PcHDTV 3000 using encoder chipset: TD1234  revision
> Then at least, those who do not know what a TD1234 is would gain as much
> useful information out of it as the person who knows.
> It might even make debugging errors a little easier.
> Just my 2 cents. Buy some cranberry sauce with it!
> Geoff
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