[mythtv-users] HD-PVR or something else?

Dan Wilga mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Mon Sep 24 15:20:38 UTC 2012

On 9/24/12 10:18 AM, jedi wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 03:49:52PM +1200, Chris Bannister wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 03:49:44PM -0400, Dan Wilga wrote:
>>> I am still using the older firmware that came on the device, since
>>> my kernel is 2.6.x and lacks the newer module needed to communicate
>>> correctly with the newest firmware.
>> Theoretically, it should be possible to upgrade the kernel on its own,
>> all you should really need to worry about is firmware (e.g. for your
>> network cards etc.), udev, and initramfs-tools.
>      Perhaps an upgrade of V4L itself would do instead. If that's a viable
> option then he could just download the current version of V4L and build and
> install that rather than swapping out his entire kernel.
>      I did that awhile back to enable support for a newer revision of the HD-PVR.
Right now, I'm taking the "if it ain't broke" approach :-). I could 
definitely upgrade the kernel or just v4l, but things are working well, 
so I'm going to leave it for the time being.

Dan Wilga                                                        "Ook."

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