[mythtv-users] I can't configure Hauppauge HD-PVR in mythtv-setup. help. . .

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 19:04:22 UTC 2008

On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Richard Woelk <richardwoelk at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> ryan patterson wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 1:58 PM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com>
> wrote:
>> On Nov 16, 2008, at 7:33 AM, ryan patterson wrote:
>> > Affirmative, I was executing the wrong copy of mythtv-setup.
>> >
>> > I still can not get mythfrontend to playback the recording though.
>> > I have compiled with "./configure --enable-libfaac --enable-
>> > libfaacd"  But I keep getting an error about the audio codec when I
>> > try and play a recording.
>> Did you delete/download the source code again like I mentioned in a
>> previous message?
> I did a many cycles of deleting/downloading/compiling (not sure I did it in
> the correct order).  I think I will wipe the disk and do a fresh install.  I
> made some mistakes in the beginning and it is already a cluttered system.  I
> need a clean page before I can continue this experiment.  If it still is not
> working after that I'll get back to you.
> -Ryan
> I've been running an HD-PVR since the middle of August and I love it.
> On my Core2Duo Fedora 9 system, I had to get the faad2, faad2-devel,
> faad2-libs from livna repository or else I couldn't get AAC decoding
> working.
> I also use these options on my configure script
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir-name=lib64 --enable-proc-opt
> --enable-libfaad --enable-opengl-video --enable-opengl-vsync
> notice the faad - D for decoding.
> faac is for ENcoding - ie: ripping audio CDs to play on an ipod
> -Richard

I am still curious as to why you guys are going with AAC audio.  AC3
is much nicer.  Or, do you not have surround sound systems?

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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