[mythtv-users] Mythtv 20.2 and Gentoo
cpartin at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 19:44:09 UTC 2007
On 8/31/07, pjf at cape.com <pjf at cape.com> wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> 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
> >> the
> >> > correct versions of sofware / kernel / drivers that play well
> >> together.
> >> > Can anyone recommend versions of the following that work well together
> >> on
> >> > Gentoo?
> >> >
> >> > Kernel
> sys-kernel/gentoo-sources 2.6.19-r5
> >> > xorg
> x11-base/xorg-server 1.0.2-r7
> x11-base/xorg-x11 7.0-r1
> >> > ivtv (if not in kernel)
> media-tv/ivtv 0.10.1-r1
> * 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
> >> lirc.
> >> > (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?
> > Thanks,
> > Greg.
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I have X 7.2 and lirc-0.8.2-r1. Everything else is kernel on my system
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