[vdr] Epia MII questions

Teemu Suikki tsuikki at zuik.org
Wed Dec 1 14:43:07 CET 2010


2010/11/21 Rene <linuxtv at hertell.com>:
> Hi all!
>
> Is there anyone out there who is using the Via Epia MII 10000 or 12000
> board with a current kernel and the 1.6.x build of vdr? I would need
> some some up to date-help in getting the onboard mpeg2-chip in use with
> the softdevice-plugin.
>
> I'm currently running my system with a budget technotrend dvb-t card,
> and a full featured dvb-s card that handles the output of the picture.
> Now i'm moving to an area with a dvb-c network, and for that i got my
> hands on two buget dvb-c cards.
>
> All documents i find is mainly for old 2.6 kernels (for example 2.6.10),
> and what i understood, the unichrome/cle266 patches for the onboard
> mpeg2 chip is not included in DirectFB or the main kernel itself...

There was an experimental epia softdevice a long time ago, but I don't
think it has been updated lately.. It "worked" but it was quite
unstable.

I ended up buying an used dxr3 card, they only cost a few bucks and
are well supported by dxr3-plugin..

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Teemu Suikki
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