[mythtv-users] Getting this working should NOT be this hard!
lifter89 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 17 14:42:53 UTC 2008
James Crow wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 07:02 -0400, Harry Devine wrote:
>> On my old system, I was running Fedora 8 x64 and had an nVidia card. I
>> had to replace the MB and processor (long story), so the board that I
>> have now (an ASUS M2A-VM board
>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131174) has an
>> on-board ATI Radeon XPress 1250 chipset. With that being said, I was
>> getting the exact same behaviour with my previous setup in regards to
>> the analog and DVB presentation.
>> If this same thing is happening on 2 different sets of hardware, and 2
>> different distros, doesn't that point to some sort of kernel issue? I
>> seem to recall reading somewhere about the newer kernels having better
>> DVB support. How would I get this in MythBuntu (I've always been a
>> RedHat/Fedora guy so Ubuntu is pretty new to me).
> I do not own the same card as you do, but I know how to get newer DVB
> drivers than what ships with Ubuntu 8.04.
> To get updated DVB drivers on 8.04 you may want to try Martin Pitts
> I am running them on my main BE to support a Pinnacle 800i PCI card.
> After installing the package it will build the drivers for the currently
> running kernel. That can take a while depending on your hardware. (My BE
> AMD x2 5000 took about 30 mins)
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I'll give that a shot. He mentions in that article "enable my PPA ...
and apt install v4l-dvb-dkms". I'm from a RedHat/Fedora background and
I understand yum and repo files. What's a PPA and how do I enable it on
Thanks for the tip! I'll let you know how it works out.
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