[mythtv-users] SUMMARY: Re: Finally (re-)took the plunge on trunk

Richard Woelk richardwoelk at yahoo.ca
Thu Dec 4 02:39:08 UTC 2008

Ian Forde wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-12-02 at 22:44 -0800, Ian Forde wrote:
>> Anyhoo - because I'm using original, pre-SPDIF firmware, and the latest
>> firmware apparently isn't supported by the driver yet, can anyone point
>> me to a firmware version that supports SPDIF that *IS* supported by
>> Janne's driver?
> And... continuing in the proud tradition of answering my own questions
> via google 30 seconds after posting them to this list, I give thee this:
> ftp://ftp.shspvr.com/download/wintv-hdpvr/
> So the quick answers are:
> 1. Yes, you *can* use vmware with Windows to prep a HD-PVR
> 2. If you're going to use the hdpvr driver on CentOS, remove atrpms
> ivtv-kmdl driver FIRST!!!
> 3. As of this date, the latest firmware version that works for me is
>  The version doesn't currently work for me with
> the current iteration of Janne's driver.  But hey - no complaining about
> using beta firmware with an Alpha driver, on 1st-release hardware on
> svn-release code of myth.  Not from me, anyhow.  I'm just happy it
> works.  I've taken my required SVN lumps for the night.  Tomorrow, I'll
> play with VDPAU!
> Oh - did I mention that I've got SPDIF audio working perfectly?  I love
> my HD-PVR!
> 	-I

    Congrats on getting it working. I love my HD-PVR too, no more 
watching live tv to get HD, (ewww, commercials)
    I guess I am also using the firmware as I wanted to get 
AC3 working as soon as possible and, since its been working, I haven't 
updated to the release firmware.

- Richard

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