MythTV 0.23.1 and PVR-500
decke at FreeBSD.org
Thu Dec 9 20:23:39 UTC 2010
On Thu, 09 Dec 2010 15:24:23 +0000, Bernhard Froehlich
<decke at bluelife.at> wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Dec 2010 14:00:56 +0100, Torfinn Ingolfsen
> <torfinn.ingolfsen at broadpark.no> wrote:
>> I am testing MythTV 0.23.1 from ports on my main MythTV machine,
>> running FreeBSD 8.1 (slightly old):
>> root at kg-fil# uname -a
>> FreeBSD kg-fil.kg4.no 8.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 8.1-PRERELEASE #4: Fri
>> May 21 00:20:01 CEST 2010
>> root at kg-fil.kg4.no:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
>> root at kg-fil# portversion -v | grep mythtv
>> mythtv-0.23.1 = up-to-date with port
>> The machine has a PVR-500 card, and I am using this driver (patched
>> to work with 8.x):
>> root at kg-fil# portversion -v | grep pvr
>> pvrxxx-09042008 < needs updating (port has 20060822_1)
>> The driver works with mplayer, tested like this:
>> pvr250-setchannel -d 0 -t 147.25
>> mplayer /dev/cxm0
>> (and the same for /dev/cxm1).
>> Note: I tried the updated pvr250 driver as well, but it doesn't want
>> to detect / use the tuners of my card.
>> The port installed fine, but LiveTV (or anything lese to do with the
>> PVR-500 card) isn't working.
>> Output from /var/log/mythbackend.log:
>> 2010-12-09 13:31:25.223 MainServer::ANN Playback
>> 2010-12-09 13:31:25.223 adding: kg-fil.kg4.no as a client (events: 0)
>> 2010-12-09 13:31:25.240 TVRec(1): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
>> 2010-12-09 13:31:25.246 TVRec(1): HW Tuner: 1->1
>> 2010-12-09 13:31:25.928 ProgramInfo(): Updated pathname '':'' ->
>> 2010-12-09 13:31:25.937
>> Not ivtv or pvrusb2 or hdpvr driver
> I'm aware of this problem but you're obviously the only mythtv user on
> FreeBSD that uses that driver because it's happening since the 0.23
> update. Could you please try it with the 0.24 port that is already
> mostly finished? I want to commit the update around christmas.
Could you please try the attached patch? It's against mythtv 0.24 and
enables mythtv to detect CXM driver like ivtv - we'll see if that is
enough to make it working or just opens a new gate to hell.
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