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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2008 10:50 pm 
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Location: Aarhus, Denmark
I have now succeded in making my Linkstation Live (v2) 500GB to a mythtv backend.
As a tuner I use a takeMS DVB-T USB 2.0 tuner.
2.6.24-rc5-g4d249b70-dirty
I have installed debian sid armel on he box and use kernel 2.6.24-rc5-g4d249b70-dirty from the orion git repository.
Mythtv requires a few hacks and a lot of time to get compiled.

As a frontend I use a Hauppauge MVP with firmware from http://www.mvpmc.org.
this means that the MPEG-2 signal I get from DVB-T doesn't need to be transposed to something else on the backend. The frontend have hardware support for MPEG-2.
And no, this is not a system for HD-tv. There will probably be Linux hackable MPEG-4 devices available in a few years, so I will wait for this.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 7:06 am 
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@Andreas Bach Aaan
I am going to try this, so any hints about the bugs you found would probably
be useful.

I found this:
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/327739


The mythtv svn already has Andreas' fixes in
release-0-21-fixes

Useful instructions:
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Installing_MythTV_SVN_on_Debian_Sid

except use the svn source
http://cvs.mythtv.org/svn/branches/release-0-21-fixes/
Don't use svn "trunk", it is in transition to qt4, and not stable.

some armel compiled debs for prerequisites such as lame can be got by adding
Quote:

to /etc/apt/sources.list

The other things:

VITAL!!! use gcc-4.2 and g++-4.2 NOT 4.3 (which is the default on armel sid)
(install gcc-4.2 and g++-4.2 debs, and change /usr/bin/gcc from a symbolic link
to gcc-4.3 to a link to gcc-4.2. Same for /usr/bin/g++.

If xxx.cpp (xxx = whatever) fails to compile, go to its subdirectory, and temporarily change the Makefile there to compile with -O1 not -O3 (create a modified Makefile.O1 with this change in both gcc and g++ options) and then enter :

make -f Makefile.O1 xxx.o

After successful compilation go back to the top directory of the mythtv source and resume the make process.

The problem files that needed special treatment (compiling with -O1 not -O3) were

subdirectory: libs/libmythtv/
programinfo.cpp
dbcheck.cpp
iso639.cpp


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:55 pm 
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Hello Andreas,
In regards to what you have done, do you think it can be possible to use the LS2 to record DVBT as a recorder.
My goal is to creat a kind of recorder that could be set to record at specified time/date a specfied program in a file.
Only the usb tuner and a very basic HTML interface should be needed.

Playback is not necessary for me as I use a multim├ędia device.


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