[mythtv-users] AMD64 and the PVR-350 firmware

Scott Alfter mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org
Fri Aug 25 18:49:48 UTC 2006


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James Colannino wrote:
> Hey everyone.  I was just wondering whether or not the ivtv drivers will
> work with my PVR-350 under a native 64-bit environment.  The reason I
> ask is that I know you can't mix 64-bit and 32-bit libraries and
> executables.  I'm not sure where that leaves the pre-compiled
> proprietary firmware for the card...  I hope it'll work :)

The firmware runs within the CX23415 MPEG encoder/decoder chip on the board,
not the system processor.  I use a PVR-500 on a 64-bit MythTV box (Athlon 64
3700) without any problems.

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