[mythtv-users] Seeking advice about components

azrael at azrael-uk.f2s.com azrael at azrael-uk.f2s.com
Sun Jan 25 11:24:55 EST 2004

Simon at the Threshold wrote:
> azrael at azrael-uk.f2s.com wrote:
>> Simon at the Threshold wrote:
>>> appears to be a threading issue on open which can cause the kernel to 
>>> crash/hang/oops.  Since I don't know what version Mandrake 9.2 is I 
>>> can't say if that would be a problem.
>> thanks a lot for this info, my Mandrake 9.2 has 2.4.22-10mdk, so I 
>> think that should be ok?
> If your going down the PVR-250 route then I can say I've had no problems 
>  running them under 2.4.20 (ivtv drivers). What I was talking about is 
> DVB support (I have two Nova-T's) which hang my system on a regular 
> basis.  Looks like I'm stuck until I can somehow update my kernel 
> distribution.
> Have fun with your new toy..
> Simon


Going for PVR-350 and a DEC 1000t.
The DEC is a digital receiver, which plugs into the PVR, to provide it a 
digital signal. So I won't need a NOVA-T - thank god.. never ever got my 
nova-t USB working under linux :/


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