[mythtv-users] Building another system, hardware questions
w.winkelhorst at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 13:59:10 UTC 2006
On 4/5/06, Warren <warren-lists at icruise.com> wrote:
> Chad wrote:
> > Better late than never, and I'll be adding my experience to a few
> > wiki's around the net, but the skinny:
> > It wasn't cut and dry. Getting X to work was not the easiest thing to
> > do ( I wanted to go Xorg-7 so that made things a little easier
> > actually). I was able to get the openchrome via driver working and
> > loaded eventually, and then I could startx. Then I tackled DRM and
> > getting XvMC to work (which required some editing of files, in
> > particular the drm/linux-core/via_pciids.txt file) and then some
> > recompiling of my applications (including mythtv) to get it working.
> > I also had to use some tweaks to help XvMCWrapper work with my system,
> > but all in all, doing a diskless frontend on not-too-well-documented
> > hardware, this went fairly nice!
> Did you post your problems and resulting edits to the OpenChrome group?
> If not, then please consider doing so as it would likely help them out.
Actually it was Ivor Hewit, a developer of the openchrome driver who
suggested doing these edits to Chad.
(I'm subscribed to the openchrome mailing list)
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