[mythtv-users] Hauppauge PVR-150 standard def tuner card: That was easy
tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Oct 11 14:48:34 UTC 2007
Rod Smith wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 October 2007 11:01:46 Royce Souther wrote:
>> I have an older version of MythTV that would not use my PVR-150. Can
>> someone tell me what version of MythTV added support for the ivtv chip set
>> as used in the Hauppauge PVR-150?
>> I yanked out my PVR-150 out and moved it to a different system just to
>> record shows and put an saa7134 in my MythTV so now I can watch any channel
>> I want and let my other system record shows. This works but I realy must
>> aggree with you Todd the picture and sound quality of the ivtv is much
>> better then the saa7134. That and the PVR-150 has a much nicer remote make
>> me want to buy another and some how get MythTV to use it.
>> I need to know what version of MythTV started supporting ivtv chip sets
>> because I want to dump the unstable Ubuntu and switch back to the reliable
>> KnoppMyth. KnoppMyth is a few versions behind the newest MythTV release.
> Others have already posted some answers; however, I want to emphasize that, to
> the best of my knowledge, MythTV per se doesn't support the IVTV chipset;
> that's the job of the card's drivers, which in the case of IVTV devices are
> in the IVTV driver, located at http://ivtvdriver.org. I don't actually own an
> IVTV card, so I've not followed this driver very carefully, but I believe
> this driver isn't yet incorporated into the mainstream Linux kernel, so
> you'll need to install it separately or use a distribution that installs it
As mentioned, KnoppMyth supports the PVR-150. I used version 0.2.0 of
ivtv and that supported the 150. As of I think kernel 2.6.22, the ivtv
driver IS part of ther kernel.
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