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[Xen-users] Re: MythTV and Xen

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Subject: [Xen-users] Re: MythTV and Xen
From: Bastiaan <Bastiaan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 23:16:15 +0100
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> Hello All,
> Is anyone successfully running MythTV in either a Dom0 or DomU?  I have
> mythtv running with 4 PCI Hauppauge Nova-T DVB cards in a C2D system
> with a G33 chipset mobo under OpenSUSE 10.3.  Everything works perfectly
> under the x86-64 kernel, as soon as I reboot into the Xen kernel I get
> picture tearing and eventually mythtv will crash, usually with a glibc
> malloc error.  The best way I can describe the picture tearing is that
> it's almost like the TV signal has become very weak, there are lots of
> mpeg artifacts on the screen like squares of static image and blocks of
> strange coloured pixels.
> I'm open to suggestions of other distros to try.  Fedora Core 8 springs
> to mind as a possibility since it was only recently released so should
> have a very up-to-date version of Xen included.
> Kind regards,
> Steve.

I got mythtv working in xen, both te backend and frontend run in domU's,
sharing the dom0 with some other (distcc) domU's.
I haven't had any trouble with is.
Distro is gentoo, on amd64.
If you have any specific questions, you can always mail me off-list (I do
not check the lists too often)


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