[mythtv-users] HD-PVR & 2.6.38 (Gentoo masochism)

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 19:37:12 UTC 2011

On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 1:56 PM, Derek Stark <lemongecko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey guys:
> I'm trying to get my HD-PVR working with 0.24_p20110329 (I tried 0318, but
> had random lockups with my HDHR's). I'm also running the gentoo 2.6.38-r1
> kernel sources. Just to make more things interesting, I also have an MCEUSB
> on this box (but due to install locations I can't use that blaster on my
> cable box).
> I'm just wondering, as of 2.6.38, what cocktail I need to get the HD-PVR
> running--specifically the IR transmitter. The in-kernel drivers for the
> HD-PVR seem to load and see the device (I have /dev/videoX, etc) but the
> Myth wiki is really vague on whether I need the linuxtv.org driver set, what
> needs to be patched, ad nauseum.
> Any tips would be great. If I can get this figured out, I'll try and clean
> up the wiki.

I believe you need lirc-0.9.0 to work with ir in recent kernels. If
that has not hit portage I have an ebuild in my overlay.



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