Success with minimyth-0.21.0-57 on a J7F2WE1G2E

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Success with minimyth-0.21.0-57 on a J7F2WE1G2E

Post by Glidos » Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:04 pm

Minimyth Rocks!! I can't believe how easy it was to get going. Everything works (SD only of course).

It even plays DivX movies. How does it do that? Apparently current drivers don't support MPEG4 on the CN700, so it must be doing it in software. Smooth as could be.

Picture not quite as good as the two DVRs this is replacing (colours a little less vibrant), but I guess that is down to the connection via S-Video. It's still pretty damn good.

Here's my dhcpd.conf changes:

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diff --git a/etc/dhcpd.conf b/etc/dhcpd.conf
index ca328d7..93cc0fd 100644
--- a/etc/dhcpd.conf
+++ b/etc/dhcpd.conf
@@ -3,7 +3,15 @@
 # Sample configuration file for ISC dhcpd
 #
 
+allow booting;
+allow bootp;
+
 # option definitions common to all supported networks...
+option tcode code 101 = text;
+
+option tcode "Europe/London";
+option ntp-servers 10.0.0.5;
+
 option domain-name "site";
 option domain-name-servers 10.0.0.5;
 
@@ -47,3 +55,11 @@ host wet {
   hardware ethernet 00:c0:49:df:8d:4e;
   ddns-hostname "wet";
 }
+
+host myth {
+  hardware ethernet 00:30:18:a6:11:fe;
+  option host-name "myth";
+  fixed-address 10.0.0.4;
+  next-server 10.0.0.5;
+  filename "pxelinux.0";
+}
And here are the few lines of config I needed:

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MM_VIDEO_MPEG2_DECODER='xvmc'
MM_X_OUTPUT_TV='auto'
MM_X_TV_TYPE='PAL'
MM_X_TV_OUTPUT='S-Video'
MM_VIDEO_ASPECT_RATIO='16:9'
MM_X_MODE='720x576Noscale'
MM_EXTRAS_URL='confro:extras.tar.bz2'
MM_THEME_NAME='Iulius'
MM_THEMEOSD_NAME='Iulius-OSD'
MM_MEDIA_MUSIC_URL="nfs://glidos.site/home/public/MP3"
MM_MEDIA_VIDEO_URL="nfs://glidos.site/home/public/video"
That was it.

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Post by Pablo » Thu Sep 11, 2008 8:47 pm

I am glad you have it working.

It plays the DivX movies using the software decoder from FFmpeg. As long as the CPU has enough horsepower the software decoders work fine.
MiniMyth running on an Acer ApireRevo 3610 and a Zotac ZBOX-ID80-U. Find out more at my MythTV page.

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