[mythtv-users] MythTV on the 2010 Mac mini update, getting there...

Jurgen Kramer gtmkramer at xs4all.nl
Fri Jul 2 06:44:51 UTC 2010


On Thu, 2010-07-01 at 17:54 -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Johnny Walker <johnnyjboss at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 4:27 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 4:15 PM, Jurgen Kramer <gtmkramer at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> >>> Since last time I reported about trying to get MythTV running on the new
> >>> 2010 mac mini I've made some progress.
> >>>
> >>> I managed to install Fedora 13 x86_64 on the internal HDD and went from
> >>> there.
> >>>
> >>> My current status:
> >>>
> >>> - Ethernet:
> >>> OK, needs kernel >= 2.6.34
> >>> - SATA:
> >>> OK-ish, needs patch/workaround, I made a custom 2.6.34 kernel to make it
> >>> work. With the workaround to get the MCP89 SATA controller going it's
> >>> not very quick but doable.
> >>>
> >>> - Nvidia video out through HDMI:
> >>> OK works, tested with the latest nvidia binary driver.
> >>>
> >>> - Nvidia audio through HDMI:
> >>> ALSA from kernel 2.6.34 recognizes 3 HDMI audio outputs but I could not
> >>> get sound from any of them :(. Maybe newer alsa drivers are needed but
> >>> the ALSA modules no longer compile on Fedora 13...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> So it looks promising but I'm not there yet.
> >>
> >> If someone sends me one, I'll collect all the necessary patches and
> >> commit them into the Fedora kernels and try to fix any remaining
> >> issues. (I'm only joking a little bit... I may actually see if our
> >> kernel hardware team can't just go buy one...)
> >>
> >
> > Man i need to come work there.
> 
> Yeah, there are definitely some good bennies to working here. Never
> hurts to scour our job postings if anyone's truly interested...
> 
> (And I just pinged the kernel hardware team manager to ask about getting one :)
> 
The patches to get SATA going are now in Linus' linux git tree. That's
good news. Next up, fixing audio...any pointers to get the ALSA modules
to compile on F13 would be appreciated :)



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