[mythtv-users] LIRC, HDPVR, HVR-2250(analog) and saa7164-vlb

jr jraymyth at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 20:55:45 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 1:02 AM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2010, at 7:30 PM, jr wrote:
>>> Apply the same patch to the hdpvr sources you otherwise have to apply,
>>> and hdpvr built from Steven's tree should work just fine. Its not that
>>> it isn't compatible, per se, its that the way the v4l/dvb out-of-tree
>>> make bits are set up, you build an entirely new v4l/dvb stack every
>>> time.
>>> Of course, the real solution is that we need to get the hdpvr patches
>>> sorted out properly upstream...
>> I am not sure that I follow, Jarod.  What I am downloading is the
>> already patched HDPVR driver from
>> http://www.themainlan.com/mythtv/hdpvr-blaster-drivers.tar.gz.  Which,
>> as you say, is incompatible with Steven's stuff.  I believe that you
>> are saying that I have to apply the patch that you published earlier
>> this year named "hdpvr-ir-enable.patch."  If that is the case, then
>> all the Google references I have followed lead back to [
>> http://wilsonet.com/jarod/junk/hdpvr-ir/hdpvr-ir-enable.patch ], which
>> seems to no longer exist.
> Try here now:
> http://wilsonet.com/jarod/lirc_misc/hdpvr-ir/
> I cleaned up the junk dir. :)
> There are also patches in the Fedora kernel tree that can be extracted,
> if those don't quite apply anymore (I have vague recollections of various
> rebases being needed here and there).
> --
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
> _______________________________________________
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users

Heya, Jarod.  I did try it and got Toth's branch to patch and compile
without much problem.  Unfortunately, it did not seem to do the trick.
 The HDPVR is recognized as a capture device, but not as an IR device.

That may be for the best.  A combined FE/BE with a dual HDHR, a
HVR-2250 and an HDPVR may be too much for an ION board.  Even a dual.
Its probably time to separate the configuration into two separate


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list