Finally I decided to delete all the
Fedora trash from my epia.Since I found some good howto’s for debian I gave Debian
a chance which installed fairly easy, and most important,
minimalistic. But again it lacks the newest kernel features
that will support my newer DVB-T card Terratec Cinergy 1400,
as well as framebuffer-support for the Epia M10000.
Fortunately, after some frickling, I managed to backport the
stuff into the older “newest” debian development kernel,
and also the via-frambuffer driver.
A bigger problem was the DRM/DRI drivers which refused to
for my debian kernel, with some strange missing symbol
Anyway Mythtv is now up and running, although without
Menuloading is a real pain in the ass, and also channel
but timeshifting and the EPG works great anyway…
On the internet I found an article on “KnoppMyth” which
to work “out of the box(from CD)” on a Epia system…
After a short try, I realized that it works also without
and further needs a huge desktop installation….
Not to mention the missing support for my DVB card, but OK.
I really wonder that after those many years of DVB
it’s still impossible to buy a settopbox which has all
For example Pinnacle’s Showcenter (a streaming-client) can be
with a streaming server PC which has a PCTV card (analogue or
so it is possible to programm it like a VCR. But the only way to
Live-TV is to programm a channel via Showcenter, wait for the
to start and then pickup the file inside the videolist and play
That’s simply bullshit….