[mythtv] PowerPC

Mino Taoyama mythtv at taoyama.com
Mon Dec 13 08:29:33 UTC 2004


Brian,

The MacOS X frontend works great with a Linux x86 backend.

Mino

On Dec 12, 2004, at 2:14 PM, Brian May wrote:

>>>>>> "Mino" == Mino Taoyama <mythtv at taoyama.com> writes:
>
>     Mino> This combination has been working fine.  The interesting
>     Mino> thing is that the MacOS X version of MythTV doesn't work
>     Mino> with the Linux Backend.  I believe that the endian fixes
>     Mino> were only applied to the frontend so the endian is wrong.
>
> [...]
>
>     Mino> This combination works fine.  MythTV for MacOS X also works
>     Mino> with the x86 backend.  The PowerPC Linux frontend does not
>     Mino> work with the x86 Backend but I haven't tried setting the
>     Mino> Big Endian flag for the PowerPC frontend.
>
> I am kind of confused. Does the MacOS X version work with the Linux
> backend or not? If the endian fixes were applied to the frontend,
> doesn't that mean the frontend should be able to use with a x86
> backend?
>
>     Mino> I've been pretty busy but I hope to dig into the code during
>     Mino> the holidays to see if I can figure out how to get the
>     Mino> endian problems fixed.
>
> Thanks for the information. Unfortunately, I would use this with an
> x86 backend, and it would appear this doesn't work yet. However it
> looks hopeful that the issues can and will be solved in the future.
> -- 
> Brian May <bam at snoopy.apana.org.au>
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