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* Antec Fusion Remote Veris Black
 
* Antec Fusion Remote Veris Black
 
* Antec 380W EarthWatts Green PSU
 
* Antec 380W EarthWatts Green PSU
* Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-US2H Motherboard
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* Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-US2H Motherboard (Hardware rev 3.5, BIOS version F9)
 
* AMD Phenom II X4 840 Socket AM3 3.2GHz CPU
 
* AMD Phenom II X4 840 Socket AM3 3.2GHz CPU
 
* Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz XMS3 Memory
 
* Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz XMS3 Memory
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And software:-
 
And software:-
  
* Ubuntu 11.04
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* Ubuntu 11.10
* MythTV 0.24.1
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* MythTV 0.25
  
 
Favourite theme is [[Blue_Abstract_Theme|Blue Abstract]]
 
Favourite theme is [[Blue_Abstract_Theme|Blue Abstract]]
  
Big thanks to the MythTV developers and the whole Linux community!
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== What works without issues ==
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* Watching TV
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* Scheduling recordings
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* Watching recordings
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* MythVideo
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== Current Issues ==
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* <strike>Video parental controls in are broken in 0.25, see [http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10388 bug #10388]</strike> Fixed in 0.25-fixes
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* Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 sometimes hang when shutting down, leaving the machine on after recordings.  See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lirc/+bug/824369 This is due to lirc freezing, for now I have resolved this issue by removing lirc from the shutdown process, which has zero negative affects and fixes the issue.  The underlying issue is still to be determined.
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* After shutdown the Veris remote fails to power on the machine. (this seems to be related to the above issue, as my workaround for that appears to have fixed this!)
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* The TV tuner (KWorld PC1602T) does not work after a system reboot.  It only works after a power cycle.  I have not tried the card resuming from suspend yet.
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* MythMusic does not work from remote frontends.  It only works from a local filesystem or using NFS shares.  Someone needs to update MythMusic to use the new streaming framework that MythTV uses.
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* I haven't managed to find a way to play blu-rays yet (I get the impression it may not be possible at this time, maybe purchasing the blu-ray drive was a bit of a waste)
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== Nice to haves ==
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* I would like a way to change exit prompt so that Yes is selected as default.  Other people wanting to do the same at http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/305727 but no answer yet.
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== Old issues ==
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(This list of issues is kept to assist others searching for the same issues)
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* LCD backlight remains on after shutdown.<br/>
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[http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1283079 Thread discussing the backlight issue]<br/>
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qeIBwxCay8M Video comparing Windows shutting down and Ubuntu 11.04]
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''' This issue is fixed on Ubuntu 11.10, I don't know what changed, or even what was causing the issue!'''

Latest revision as of 08:36, 3 July 2012

Hi, I'm Daniel Ellis from Kent in the UK.

My MythTV system consists of the following hardware:-

  • Antec Fusion Remote Veris Black
  • Antec 380W EarthWatts Green PSU
  • Gigabyte GA-MA78LMT-US2H Motherboard (Hardware rev 3.5, BIOS version F9)
  • AMD Phenom II X4 840 Socket AM3 3.2GHz CPU
  • Corsair 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1333MHz XMS3 Memory
  • Western Digital WD20EARS 2TB Hard Drive SATAII 64MB Cache
  • Asus GT 430 1GB DDR3 DVI VGA HDMI Out PCI-E Graphics Card
  • LiteOn iHOS104 4x BD-ROM SATA Blu-Ray Drive
  • Xenta Wireless Keyboard
  • KWorld PC1602T Dual DVB Tuner

And software:-

  • Ubuntu 11.10
  • MythTV 0.25

Favourite theme is Blue Abstract

What works without issues

  • Watching TV
  • Scheduling recordings
  • Watching recordings
  • MythVideo

Current Issues

  • Video parental controls in are broken in 0.25, see bug #10388 Fixed in 0.25-fixes
  • Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10 sometimes hang when shutting down, leaving the machine on after recordings. See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lirc/+bug/824369 This is due to lirc freezing, for now I have resolved this issue by removing lirc from the shutdown process, which has zero negative affects and fixes the issue. The underlying issue is still to be determined.
  • After shutdown the Veris remote fails to power on the machine. (this seems to be related to the above issue, as my workaround for that appears to have fixed this!)
  • The TV tuner (KWorld PC1602T) does not work after a system reboot. It only works after a power cycle. I have not tried the card resuming from suspend yet.
  • MythMusic does not work from remote frontends. It only works from a local filesystem or using NFS shares. Someone needs to update MythMusic to use the new streaming framework that MythTV uses.
  • I haven't managed to find a way to play blu-rays yet (I get the impression it may not be possible at this time, maybe purchasing the blu-ray drive was a bit of a waste)

Nice to haves

Old issues

(This list of issues is kept to assist others searching for the same issues)

  • LCD backlight remains on after shutdown.

Thread discussing the backlight issue
Video comparing Windows shutting down and Ubuntu 11.04

This issue is fixed on Ubuntu 11.10, I don't know what changed, or even what was causing the issue!