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Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-21-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,271
Posted By gov_coder
Tux 99 is absolutely correct. Windows as a HTPC...

Tux 99 is absolutely correct. Windows as a HTPC is generally easier to set up (when your needs are simple); but its a bitch to maintain and generally doesn't do a lot of what you would want.

For...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-04-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By gov_coder
Google is telling me that in 2.6.38, the...

Google is telling me that in 2.6.38, the lirc_i2c module for hauppauge remotes has changed;

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/list...hreaded#470613...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-04-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By gov_coder
I tried a vanilla 2.6.38 kernel (from kernel.org...

I tried a vanilla 2.6.38 kernel (from kernel.org of course) with 0.9.0 version of LIRC (latest).

Compiling LIRC went smoothly; but testing it with IRW (and pressing some buttons on the remote)...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-01-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By gov_coder
After farting around with LIRC -- attempting to...

After farting around with LIRC -- attempting to get it working correctly with 2.6.38; I finally punted and reverted the kernel back to 2.6.31....
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-31-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By gov_coder
Well its been running fine now for a while. No...

Well its been running fine now for a while. No issues so far.

LIRC seems to have been broken/dorked up a bit. It appears that the lirc drivers are going mainline now; and the transition isn't a...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   03-19-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By gov_coder
I'm about to try a fresh 2.6.38 kernel with a...

I'm about to try a fresh 2.6.38 kernel with a backup myth box.

I hope that the recent improvements regarding multi-threaded
performance make it a bit peppier.

Will report results here. Anyone...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,013
Posted By gov_coder
Ummm. Definitely yes. At the time I started with...

Ummm. Definitely yes. At the time I started with mythtv; mythdora was a new fangled thing. Nowadays this htpc stuff is easy. It was worth it several years ago when the effort level was several times...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-01-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By gov_coder
MEH. Hulu is what I use nowadays for cable only...

MEH. Hulu is what I use nowadays for cable only shows.
Everything else is OTA atsc.
There's actually just a few shows WAF cares about on HULU/cable.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   08-23-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,632
Posted By gov_coder
Sad to learn that steam is not getting ported to...

Sad to learn that steam is not getting ported to linux. I bet the wine sellers are happy (cedega et al). I was really looking forward to playing l4d and l4d2 native (already play them via wine).
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-24-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,444
Posted By gov_coder
Does netflix have TV shows, too? SCIFI in...

Does netflix have TV shows, too? SCIFI in particular...

I'm fairly happy using the linux hulu desktop client; but having other options is always a good thing.
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-22-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,444
Posted By gov_coder
Makes me wonder if I should just get my SCIFI...

Makes me wonder if I should just get my SCIFI fix from hulu now.

I'm just not going to pay $100 for ****** DRM'd cable.

I wonder if anyone in america is doing FTA-satellite with mythTV.

I...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   05-22-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,444
Posted By gov_coder
Last wednesday, the 19th of May, the majority of...

Last wednesday, the 19th of May, the majority of the clear QAM channels suddenly stopped working for me.

I'm a comcast customer in Annapolis, MD. Scanning the channels with dvb utilities reveals...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-27-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By gov_coder
Switched my mythfrontend to alsa and the audio...

Switched my mythfrontend to alsa and the audio problems persist.

6 channel AC3 is definitely the trigger. Played with all manner of different playback profiles - but nothing seems to work.
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-23-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By gov_coder
Maybe the problem for me is my soundcard / sound...

Maybe the problem for me is my soundcard / sound setup.

I've been using a soundblaster 512 pci with oss kernel modules and using oss sound system in mythv.

The audio in the program is...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-21-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By gov_coder
Anyone successfully recording (without any audio...

Anyone successfully recording (without any audio sync problems) the HD show 'supernatural' in mythtv - using an OTA hd setup?
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-20-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,114
Posted By gov_coder
I'm recording the television show 'Supernatural'...

I'm recording the television show 'Supernatural' from OTA hd and I'm seeing very poor
audio playback sync in my mythfrontend.

Strangely, only this patricular HD show seems to cause the sync...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   12-02-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,901
Posted By gov_coder
I get about 15% cpu usage using XVMC on my...

I get about 15% cpu usage using XVMC on my athlon x2 5200 (2.6 ghz) watching ATSC 1080i with bob deinterlacing.

So probably not a big deal for me. My graphics card is an nvidia 7600 gt (not...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-08-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By gov_coder
You don't think they've learned a lesson?

You don't think they've learned a lesson?
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-07-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By gov_coder
Today creative labs finally agreed to open...

Today creative labs finally agreed to open source their x-fi driver.

Phoronix (http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=creative_xfi_gift&num=1) has a good article about this.
...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-05-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By gov_coder
Spdif is 'plug and play' from mythtv's config...

Spdif is 'plug and play' from mythtv's config perspective?

The mythtv wiki (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Configuring_Digital_Sound) has this blurb about the config;
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On...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-05-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By gov_coder
But I am wondering if the analog outputs can...

But I am wondering if the analog outputs can achieve that, too?
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   11-05-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By gov_coder
I've currently got 2 mythtv frontends; one with...

I've currently got 2 mythtv frontends; one with a sound blaster pci 512 and the other with onboard intel hda audio. Anyone out there doing 5.1 surround sound on myth? If so do you have a sound card...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-02-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13,852
Views: 1,555,479
Posted By gov_coder
Quote:Originally Posted by tripleM...

Quote:Originally Posted by tripleM http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13992958)

Ha. Yep. I just found it while flipping around the dial tonite....
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-20-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,832
Posted By gov_coder
Looks like the chipset is recently supported in...

Looks like the chipset is recently supported in the kernel (2.6.24):

http://www.linuxhq.com/kernel/v2.6/2...nd/pci/Kconfig (http://www.linuxhq.com/kernel/v2.6/24-rc4/sound/pci/Kconfig)

So...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   04-16-2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,308
Posted By gov_coder
This device is probably just a bit too new to...

This device is probably just a bit too new to have any significant support for DVR type apps. Give it three or four months and it should.
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