[mythtv-users] ivtvdev for modular x.org (6.9 or 7.0)
jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu
Sat Mar 25 20:52:45 UTC 2006
On 3/25/06, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/25/06, Jeff Simpson <jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu> wrote:
> > On 3/25/06, Jeff Simpson <jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu> wrote:
> > > Has anyone tried compiling the ivtv Xv XDriver under the new modular
> > structure? The good news is xorg no longer uses that imake junk, AND the
> > drivers are individual packages now, so the xdriver can be developed
> > one without having to be included in core xorg. The bad news is it means
> > that the current version isn't easy to build as far as I can tell.
> > I got it to work. I have a tar.bz2 file and ebuild that work great if
> > anybody wants them
> > - Jeff
> what does this XDriver thing do?
It's the x.org driver for the framebuffer output of the PVR-350. It's much
more responsive than the plain fbdev driver and also adds XV support (for
mplayer video playing, etc).
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