[mythtv] Useage of myth on 64bit platforms
Andrew C. Stadt
acstadt at stadt.ca
Mon Sep 13 05:25:50 UTC 2010
On 09/09/2010 8:50 PM, mythtv at meric.id.au wrote:
> Over the last few months, I've been encountering problems with 5.1 AC3
> DVD content (refer ticket #8792), but only when myth is configured for
> 5.1 sound. If the frontend is configured for stereo, it all works
> perfectly. One of my colleagues has a more extreme version of the
> problem where all content playback is affected (not just DVD). The
> issue is definitely relatively recent (started around the May
> timeframe for me).
> What has surprised me is that no one else seems to be seeing this, and
> it just occurred to me that perhaps the issue is 64 bit related. I
> can confirm that the two known cases of this issue are on 64 bit
> platforms, but I was wondering how many others out there are running
> 64 bit? The other factor in common is that we both run OpenSuSE,
> although different versions (11.1 and 11.2).
I know others have chimed in here, but I also run a mix of 64 and 32 bit
systems, mainly using Gentoo as the distro, but one LFS. Other then
having an post-update issue with one 64 bit machine which turned out to
be a minor configuration error ( had: ALSA:default should have had:
ALSA:iec958:CARD=NVidia,DEV=0 ) I really can't say I've have any
particular issues with 64 bit machines over and above what I'm seeing on
32 bit machines. Well, actually one, but that (again) was my own stupid
fault (didn't build the LFS machine as multi-lib, so no flash capability).
FWIW, I try to run a fairly recent trunk on all (less then a week old
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