[MythDora] Autoloading modules in 2.6.20
jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Apr 11 16:35:53 CEST 2007
On Wednesday 11 April 2007 01:50:00 gchris wrote:
> Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 10 April 2007 21:20:26 Jarod Wilson wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 10 April 2007 16:06:40 Jarod Wilson wrote:
> >>> On Tuesday 10 April 2007 15:26:59 Axel Thimm wrote:
> >>>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 12:53:30PM -0400, gchris wrote:
> >>>>> Just idle speculation on my part, but is mythtv-setup truly a
> >>>>> standalone application or does it link to subroutines over in
> >>>>> mythbackend?
> >>>> It doesn't link to mythbackend, but both share common code in libmyth*
> >>>> libs.
> >>> And I am replacing all bits with bits built from the same revision at
> >>> all times. Latest update:
> >>> r13188 and 13045 of svn trunk work, r12854 does not. Building r12954
> >>> right now for testing...
> >> Okay, r12954 is bunk. Now for 12973...
> > Aaaaarrrrrrrrrggggggghhhh.... Just throw all that out the window. I have
> > no idea why 12854 didn't work earlier, but its working now. Had to move
> > to a different test box due to hardware stability issues (box hard-locked
> > 3x in one day), but same card, same arch and same kernel, and now even
> > svn trunk r12782 works for me (but 0.20-fixes continues to not work). Not
> > sure if it was just a hardware problem or what... Ugh. Now I need to
> > build some even older builds...
> I feel your pain man! How confident are you about the stability of the
> .20 kernels?
Quite. Been running 2.6.20 kernels here for quite some time without a problem.
My production frontend and backend both run on 'em, as does one of my two
> Should it really load the Nvidia driver twice on boot? It always does.
How do you mean? What gets loaded twice? I've not had any problems on this
> On shutdown, should it sometimes stop anachron once, sometimes twice?
Not sure, and haven't really paid a whole lot of attention on shutdown, I
> On starting mythfrontend the first time it connects with lirc but never
> again until I reboot?
Odd. Haven't had that problem either, at least not on the system where I'd
actually notice (my production frontend).
> And then I remember reading some speculation in another list that ivtv
> might be writing some crap in kernel space...
Oh? Huh. My master backend has a PVR-500 in it that's Just Worked since the
day I bumped the box to a 2.6.20 kernel, so I dunno.
> It's just hard to imagine that you can have this much fun and get paid
> too! ;)
jarod at wilsonet.com
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