[mythtv-users] New HD3000 drivers
brandon+myth at linuxis.us
Fri Nov 19 18:13:42 UTC 2004
Okay, so I did get ahead of myself. The new driver will be released in
the next couple days.
On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 09:48:22AM -0700, Brandon Beattie wrote:
> New drivers have been released for the HD-3000 card. Some cards took
> slightly longer to initialize and the driver tried to communicate before
> it was ready. The new HD-3000 driver fixes this problem. If you had
> problems with the card before, it should be fine now.
> In the next week or two there will be yet another driver release that
> will have improved 64 bit and MP support. The buffer will also be
> doubled and we should see the Buffer Overrun errors pretty much vanish.
> For those who want to follow driver development, I will be setting up a
> site on freedesktop.org once their server comes back online. I'll post
> the information here along with the maillist to join if you are
> interested in following or helping driver work. One improvement I'm
> personally looking forward to is right now we send the full 45Mb stream
> over the PCI bus. When you have 2-3 cards and are saving these streams
> to disk that adds up quickly, and this is partially responsible poorer
> playback on amd based systems. Another goal will be to get the driver
> accepted into the kernel.
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