[mythtv-users] Myth, the HD-PVR, and the new beta firmware

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 00:31:05 UTC 2008

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 6:21 PM, Harley Peters <harley at thepetersclan.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Oct 2008 17:06:28 -0600
> "John P Poet" <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you need the saa5249 driver?  If not, I believe you can do a "make
>> menuconfig" (or something like that), and just configure the v4l
>> drivers you do need (like the hdpvr).
>> John
> No I don't but not sure how you would build just the necessary hdpvr
> stuff. As it is not in the kernel but is an external kernel module
> that's been merged in with the latest dvb drivers.
> Right now I am just enabling smp but it uses a little more cpu this way.

You are grabbing the driver from Janne's HG repo, right?

*IN* the directory you grabbed from him, you can do something like
"make menuconfig" to tell it to only build certain v4l elements,
before doing the make && make install.

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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