[mythtv-users] Is V4L support being removed in 0.25?

Saul A. Peebsen jaglover at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 14:12:19 UTC 2011

On Sun, 27 Nov 2011 09:40:03 -0500
Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 2011-11-23 at 10:55 -0600, Saul A. Peebsen wrote:
> > I have a V4L card that worked fine in .22 and .23, started giving me
> > problems in .24 and is not recognized in .25. Nothing is wrong with
> > hardware, I can use it fine with mplayer.
> > The other card I have is PVR-250. It worked fine before .24, started
> > having problems in .24 and now in .25 it still works but gives me an
> > error every time I want to change the channel. Works fine with
> > mplayer, too.
> > 
> > So my question is is this kind of hardware still supported? Shall I
> > troubleshoot, open bugs, etc?
> It is still supported. You may want to look at #9825 for some existing
> issues that have been reported. None of the developers running trunk
> is still using a PVR-250 or frame-grabber card so the way we know
> about problems is via troubleshooting by MythTV users like you.

Thanks, although the problem I'm having looks more like #9846 which
seems not to be addressed as of today.
I'm wondering if this has something to do with the fact I'm running
Gentoo and some deep dependency is missing.

Cheers, Saul

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