[mythtv-users] GANT theme on Fedora 7 (was Fonts not visible on Myth main menu)
mrsam at courier-mta.com
Mon Aug 6 11:02:20 UTC 2007
andrew allison writes:
> On 8/5/07, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at courier-mta.com> wrote:
>> andrew allison writes:
>> > On 8/5/07, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at courier-mta.com> wrote:
>> >> Sam Varshavchik writes:
>> >> > Andy Burns writes:
>> >> >
>> >> >> I occasioanlly get that if I edit the theme or the myth
>> >> >> x/y-offset/width/height, once the usable screen area gets too small the
>> >> >> menu text is simplt not displayed, but if you know what
>> >> >> up/down/enter/escape combinations to use you can still navigate tp get
>> >> >> back to setup to change things back.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Do you get a brief "flash" of the menu screen which then disappears?
>> >> >
>> >> > No, no flash. And I'm using the default theme, which worked just fine in F6.
>> >> … and it looks like this is something specific to the GANT theme. The blue
>> >> theme works fine. I'm still poking around but it looks like everything works
>> >> in the blue theme, and the only the GANT theme that's broken.
>> >> Anyone using GANT on Fedora 7?
>> > I just rebuilt my mythbox using Fedora 7 and I had a few problems but
>> > I currently using
>> > the GANT theme fine.
>> > My probems were related to installng the software dependencies
>> > kernel 2.6.21 has no ivtv-kmdl rpm package avaliable
>> > apparently the rpm for 2.6.21 ivtv-kmdl has been deleted.
>> > I had to download the source and compile
>> > (Just make sure you get the right version)
>> > kernel 2.6.22 has no working lirc package avaliable
>> > apparently they have changed a buffer size and the PVR-150 hangs your machine
>> Well, I'm running 2.6.22. I built the lirc modules myself. They work fine,
>> at least with a PVR 350.
>> There are glibc, qt, and xorg updates to Fedora 7. Do you have those updates
>> installed? It looks like I have some kind of a problem rendering the GANT
>> menu font, and just that font. Changing font sizes, in theme setup, makes no
>> difference. Very weird, everything was fine in FC 6.
>> I notice that the themes/G.A.N.T./theme.xml file has references to:
>> xlsfonts does not show that I have any Arial typeface. If you run xlsfonts,
>> do you have "arial" fonts showing up somewhere in the list? If so, then I
>> need to hunt down the correct rpm that load Arial fonts. If not, then there
>> must be some aliasing in Qt of Arial font to some other font, that I need to
>> track down.
> I did not do any updates, since when I compiled lirc I got unresolved symbols
> (lirc_registered_plugins & lirc_unregistered_plugins) Just got my box running
> again and I'm afraid to make any changes :-)
> here's a link to the lirc_i2c problem
Not sure what's up with that. No problems here:
# lsmod | grep lirc
lirc_i2c 13316 2
lirc_dev 18660 1 lirc_i2c
i2c_core 27841 10 lirc_i2c,msp3400,saa7127,saa7115,tuner,ivtv,tveeprom,i2c_voodoo3,i2c_algo_bi
# uname -a
Linux lazarus.email-scan.com 184.108.40.206-41.fc7 #1 SMP Fri Jul 27 18:10:34 EDT
2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
Sounds like lirc was miscompiled. Compiling lirc against the right kernel
version is tricky. The lirc_registered_plugins and lirc_unregistered_plugins
messages are symbol versioning warnings, not errors. It's a known issue,
lirc's Makefile is broken. I tried to tell them how to fix it, over a year
ago -- but I don't think anyone heard me :-(.
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