Testing MythTV 0.21 - no MPEG hardware cards?

Bernhard Froehlich decke at bluelife.at
Sun Nov 15 12:39:42 UTC 2009

On Sat, November 14, 2009 8:59 pm, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> Hello,
> old thread, but I finally got a clue which helped me figuring this out.
> On Sat, 18 Apr 2009 17:00:21 +0200
> Torfinn Ingolfsen <torfinn.ingolfsen at broadpark.no> wrote:
>> In mythtv-setup I choose a "V4L analog card" - there didn't seem to
>> be a more appropriate setting. Specifically, why can't I select a
>> "MPEG-2 encoder card" or something like that? The choices are:
> The reason for this is the '--disable-ivtv' flag in the CONFIG line i
> the Makefile of the port.
> I removed that flag, and I added the patch to videoout_ivtv.cpp
> suggested[1] by usleep in the MythTV 0.22 discussion on this very mailing
> list.
> (patch attached)
> After that, MythTV 0.21_2 compiles, installs and runs on this machine:
> root at kg-quiet# uname -a
> FreeBSD kg-quiet.kg4.no 7.2-STABLE FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #6: Sat May 30
> 16:13:13 CEST 2009     root at kg-quiet.kg4.no:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/QUIET
> amd64

Good to hear that. With what card and driver have you achived that?

> There are still a few problems:
> - mythtv and mythfromtend core dumps when closing

They always do.

I'm currently including the patch from usleep and finishing up the 0.22
ports to get a call for testers out today.

Bernhard Fröhlich

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