[linux-dvb] DVB on 64 vs 32 bit linux.

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Mon May 26 10:41:12 CEST 2008


On Sunday 25 May 2008 20:59:46 Sid Boyce wrote:
> Blacky wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Just curious, but I have an older system running a 32bit linux,
> > which I’ve installed zapdvb and done some recording
> >
> > with. I’ve built a new system with mythbuntu on 64bit, and using
> > the same card, the reception is
> >
> > truly terrible. Low signal, stuttering, corruption etc..
> >
> > Should I rebuild using myth on 32bit? Is there a difference?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Blacky.
>
> Not as far as I am aware. I have 2 64-bit systems with DVB-T cards
> running openSUSE 11.0 Beta3plus x86_64 and results are the same as
> when the cards were used with the older 32-bit hardware and OS's in
> the same boxes. I swapped out the Motherboard/CPU/mem and used all
> the other components, installed 64-bit and carried on as normal.
> Regards
> Sid.

same here: 100% equivalence of tuning with both my cards
(of 2 different types) although your driver _may_ have a problem





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