[mythtv-users] MythTV Does Not See PVR-250 - Must Fix Before Wife Returns!

Rob Smith kormoc at mythtv.org
Mon Apr 11 04:44:18 UTC 2011

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Drew Tomlinson <drew at mykitchentable.net> wrote:
> OK, now I'm confused.  I was using the overlay at
> https://github.com/MythTV/packaging.  It's my understanding that Gentoo
> ebuilds in that overlay will NOT work with 2.6.38 kernels because v4L1 is no
> longer supported.  If I'm understanding correctly, that ebuild installs
> mythtv-0.24_p20110329.
> Then other posts suggest that the current 0.24-fixes has patches so that
> v4L1 is no longer required and thus, CAN be used with a 2.6.38 kernel.  Thus
> I've been trying to figure out how to get the current 0.24-fixes installed
> on my box.
> So, can I use either of these overlays to get a mythtv build that supports
> ivtv?  If so, which one.  And if so, what must be included to ensure a
> "properly configured kernel"?
> Or optionally, can you tell me how to tweak the ebuild to get the current
> 0.24-fixes?  In the reading I've done on git, it seems like finding the
> magical SHA1 numbers and editing the ebuild might do it.
> Thanks for your help,

My mistake. I was certain the patches went in much earlier then
yesterday. I just commited new ebuilds for current 0.24-fixes and
master branches. If it doesn't work, please let me know.


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