[mythtv-users] Mythtv 20.2 and Gentoo
pjf at cape.com
pjf at cape.com
Sat Sep 1 00:30:26 UTC 2007
I know not the latest and greatest of everything but working and stable
I'm running (rather happily) the current portage port of mythtv on my box
I'll fill in the version info in-line with your q's ...
> On Fri, 31 Aug 2007, Craig Partin wrote:
>> > I'm upgrading an old MythTV 18.1 box and having some issues finding
>> > correct versions of sofware / kernel / drivers that play well
>> > Can anyone recommend versions of the following that work well together
>> > Gentoo?
>> > Kernel
>> > xorg
>> > ivtv (if not in kernel)
* There are some notes/threads I read that the built in is not quite as
recent and may be deficient in some areas. Also you may need to add some
module load parameters in your /etc/modules.d/ for this driver but for
the most part you really don't need too it autodetects well.
>> > ivtv-fb
>> > ivtvdev (X Driver)
>> > lirc (Receive on PVR-350)
app-misc/lirc 0.8.1 (though 0.8.2-r1 should be fine )
kernel dependent versions < 0.9 for this kernel
>> > lirc (Serial Blaster for Cable Box)
should be the same as above
>> > I'm currently trying the following, but having trouble with ivtv and
>> > (I'm close on ivtvdev I think:
>> > http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/ivtv/users/36656 )
>> > Kernel 2.6.22
>> > xorg 7.2
>> > ivtv in Kernel
>> > ivtv-fb 1.0.2
>> > ivtvdev CVS Head (with changes to compile - see link above)
>> > lirc 8.2-r1
>> > Thanks for your suggestions!
>> > Greg.
>> I don't know if this will be helpful or not, but I just wiped my drive
>> and went for 2007.0
>> It was by far the easiest install I have ever done. I used all kernel
>> drivers for alsa, ivtv, DVB/hd3000. I emerged mysql first since I
>> didn't want version 5 and I put all the myth 20.2 stuff in
>> /etc/package.mask and those were basically the only gotchas. I can
>> also play some 720p content now where I could never before
> Yea, I upgrade to 2007.0. Are you using the versions listed above?
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