[mythtv-users] pcHDTV HD 5500
nsmith5 at umbc.edu
Thu Aug 24 17:56:29 UTC 2006
On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Ron Garrison wrote:
> On 8/24/06, Jim C. <jlistnews at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've just purchased two of these and thought I might inquire as to how
> > well supported they might be. Will they play well with MythTV?
> They should work fine. They use the same basic drivers as the Airstar
> HD-5000, which works fine with MythTV. You will need an updated Kernel for
> out of the box support. Not certain what that is. I'm running 18.104.22.168a.
> I don't think it had the updated version of the driver that added PCHD5500,
> but I could be wrong.
According to their web site, kernel 2.6.18 will include support for the
5500 (which to my knowledge is not out yet.) I had to use the drivers from
their site for my kernel (version 2.6.16.) It works beautifully, though.
Great picture quality.
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