[vdr] xineliboutput sxfe / xxmc / via / EPIA ML6000 : great !

Frank Schmirler vdr at schmirler.de
Wed Nov 26 09:55:30 CET 2008


On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 20:30:59 +0200, Ville Skyttä wrote
> On Tuesday 25 November 2008, Frank Schmirler wrote:
> 
> > 7 seconds until I get a picture on my EPIA 6000. And this is still pretty
> > long, as I need to upload DXR3 firmware first, then start VDR.
> 
> Hmm, any particular reason why you need to do that?  Recent em8300 
> driver versions should be able to load the microcode on demand, and 
> vdr-dxr3 tries to load it at startup and in various other scenarios 
> "manually" anyway.

Yes, you're right. The manual upload was necessary when I started back in
2005. In the meantime the firmware is loaded automatically along with the dxr3
module. But anyway: it takes a few seconds until the dxr3 is ready. It's a
pitty that the dxr3 doesn't survive suspending.

Frank



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