[mythtv-users] HDPVR intermittent failure

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 20:22:28 UTC 2020

On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 1:53 PM Will Dormann <wdormann at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7/29/20 2:27 PM, DryHeat122 wrote:
> > I wasn't sure exactly what John P was referring to re fixes/31.  I did
> > not apply any fixes, just installed latest distro of 18.04. I actually
> > started with xubuntu 20.04 but had problems with screen-timeouts that I
> > couldn't resolve. Tried ubuntu 20.04 but it crashed right after install
> > during the update process.  My mobo is like 10 years old so I suspect
> > there may have been some hardware incompatibilities. Went to 18.04 and
> > it installed smoothly.
> Interesting.  So if you're running the Ubuntu-provided MythTV, I'd say
> that you're running 29.1+fixes, if I'm reading
> https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionic/mythtv right?
> I'm running 29.1+fixes myself on 16.04, as my  Mythbuntu PPA:
> https://launchpad.net/~mythbuntu/+archive/ubuntu/0.29/+sourcepub/10541501/+listing-archive-extra
> as my current MythTV machine's origins can be traced to MythBuntu rather
> than Ubuntu + the MythTV package.
> If you are indeed on 29.1+fixes from Ubuntu and your HD PVR 2 works,
> then I suspect it may be fair to say that the statement in the github
> page of "If you want to use this with MythTV, you will want fixes/31 or
> later." may be incorrect?
> John P: Can you share your motivations for this requirement?

I just pushed a change to the README to be more clear. I hope that helps
avoid the confusion.

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