[mythtv-users] pcHDTV HD 5500
andrew at andrewcasper.com
Thu Aug 24 21:30:24 UTC 2006
On Aug 24, 2006, at 1:56 PM, Nathan Smith wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Ron Garrison wrote:
>> On 8/24/06, Jim C. <jlistnews at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've just purchased two of these and thought I might inquire as
>>> to how
>>> well supported they might be. Will they play well with MythTV?
>> They should work fine. They use the same basic drivers as the
>> HD-5000, which works fine with MythTV. You will need an updated
>> Kernel for
>> out of the box support. Not certain what that is. I'm running
>> I don't think it had the updated version of the driver that added
>> but I could be wrong.
> According to their web site, kernel 2.6.18 will include support for
> 5500 (which to my knowledge is not out yet.) I had to use the
> drivers from
> their site for my kernel (version 2.6.16.) It works beautifully,
> Great picture quality.
Kernel support will be greatly appreciated when it comes.
I'm using Fedora 5 and kernel 2.17.2174 and the drivers work well.
There is an issue with dvb_net.c when compiling - something about
that file not liking to compile on odd numbered kernels. I found a
fix on the web and everything works great.
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