Archive for the 'Digital TV' Category

VDPAU and MythTV 0.21

March 11th, 2009

Finally had time to try out VDPAU in combination with MythTV. The MythTV team have implemented VDPAU support in yet to be released 0.22, but I want to try the backport to 0.21 developed by Jean-Yves Avenard. Test Setup Rather than using a laptop I moved onto one of the myPVR test environments, with the [...]

Initial VDPAU Testing

February 11th, 2009

Well it is finally time to test NVidia’s VDPAU support under Linux. Test Setup Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop NVidia GeForce 8400M GS 128MB Video Intel Core 2 Duo T7500  @ 2.20GHz 3GB Ram Ubuntu 8.10 Nvidia 180.25 Video driver Compiz disabled CPU locked in performance mode of 2.2 GHz mplayer-vdpau-3402051 Hauppage HVR 900 digital tuner [...]

Hauppauge HVR 900 tuner and Ubuntu 8.10

November 16th, 2008

Ubuntu 8.10, aka Intrepid Ibex, has been out for several weeks now, and I’ve been testing the HVR 900 tuner since the later alpha releases starting some months ago. Now we have a final OS release just how well does this tuner work? First of all I’m using a vanilla HVR 900, watch out for [...]

Hauppauge HVR 900 tuner and Ubuntu Hardy

June 8th, 2008

This is a follow up on my previous attempts to get the Em2880 based Hauppauge HVR-900 USB tuner working. First a word of warning. There appears to be a new model of the HVR-900 labeled the HVR-900H. This is a new hardware revision and uses a totally different chipset, and as such won’t work with [...]

Update on DTT support for Linux

April 11th, 2008

I’ve just posted a quick update to the article on DTV and Linux with some additional information on supported hardware, plus the section on DTT Debugging under Linux has also been expanded with feedback from the NZ MythTV Mailing list.