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Installation issues / MD setup Nvidia driver installation failing. [SOLVED]
« on: December 04, 2012, 03:47:47 pm »
Hello guys,

I set up my system(hybrid core) with great help from L3mce. Upon setting up the MD I could not hit the AV wizard. the MD was on reboot loop with message on the boot load about failing nvidia driver installation.

L3mce helped me to comment out a line in moon42's etc/init.d/nvidia...(dont remember) and upon reboot I hit the AV wizard but had a very hard time to chose my resolutions. the AVwizard showed two option for the audio card but none worked. Basically I dont have sound coming out of the MD.
I have geoforce GT430 graphic card but I had to chose lower resolution as the driver is not installed.
I have Asus Xonar D2 PCI sound card on the system.
I believe the motherboard has an on board sound chip as well.
OH , not to mention, the GT430 should be able to decode sound too...!

dpkg --configure -a  does not give any output on the MD.

What should be my next step? Do I have to manually install the driver?

Please let me know. Thanks.

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Users / Re: Media Storage
« on: December 04, 2012, 03:38:25 pm »
Hi there,

I am not an expert but I can answer based on my experience. First of all, If you have a lot of videos (huge files) I would suggest that you format the drive with xfs filesystem.

ans 1: best and fast way to move media over to new drive is via ssh from terminal. If you are not comfortable, then I would fire up the KDE desktop and copy paste the traditional way. Its feasible to attach the hard drive physically rather than moving the content over network. Permission issue is beyond my knowledge but if you run " sudo nautilus" can get the job done.

Ans 2 : Simple answer is "Yes". (as far as I know LMce) that is the beauty of the system.

I don't understand the last question.

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Users / Re: GPUs that aren't currently working.
« on: September 07, 2012, 04:02:14 am »
What is qt?  :P

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Users / Re: MythTV - HD HomeRun & Analog Capture Card
« on: August 29, 2012, 04:43:30 am »
Personally, I had the Haupaugue (sp?) HVR-1600 (2 of them, actually) and I pulled them both, because they were such a pain in the backside to configure.
I rely on the four tuners in my 2 HDhomeruns.

I agree the HVR-1600 are pain, but once configured properly they work flawless. awesome cards.

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Developers / Re: QOrbiter: Updated
« on: August 26, 2012, 08:16:31 am »
Awesome,

That looks amazing !

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Users / Re: New hits, old favorites... (Adesso, Gyration, Dinovo Mini)
« on: August 18, 2012, 07:25:31 pm »
I have something to report on Denovo Mini functinality.

All the buttons work as expected however , When I go to computing, lets say going on youtube.

I search for some video, and while typing If i make a mistake, I try to delete mistake with "Backspace" and it goes Back on orbiter !!

The BackSpace works as Back on all other orbiter screen that is what we want, but while computing, I think it should do its job as Backspace.

Don't know, I feel like worth mentioning a point !

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Users / Need help to force redetect the media hard drive. (solved)
« on: August 18, 2012, 06:18:48 am »
I deleted my media hard drive from the device tree on webadmin. Hoping that on next reboot the system will redetect the hard drive and I can have it scan again for media.

Unfortunately folloing the rule # 1 still I dont not see message on any orbiter about the hard drive.

The drive is also not locked under unknown devices .

Never mind,, it got solved by following http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php/topic,12505.0.html


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lspci -nn | grep -w 'VGA'

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 430] [10de:0de1] (rev a1)

root@moon47:~# sudo aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: D2 [Xonar D2], device 0: Multichannel [Multichannel]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: D2 [Xonar D2], device 1: Digital [Digital]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC888 Analog [ALC888 Analog]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: Intel [HDA Intel], device 1: ALC888 Digital [ALC888 Digital]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0


root@moon47:~# apt-cache policy linux-backports-modules-alsa-$(uname -r)
linux-backports-modules-alsa-2.6.32-41-generic:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 2.6.32-41.43
  Version table:
     2.6.32-41.43 0
        500 mirror://mirrors.ubuntu.com/mirrors.txt/ lucid-updates/main Packages
        500 mirror://mirrors.ubuntu.com/mirrors.txt/ lucid-security/main Packages

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Users / Re: Which Graphics Card Do You Use?
« on: November 09, 2011, 03:53:22 am »
I have Galaxy GT 430 working on 8.10 with some tweaks. However do not get me wrong as Its not recommended for newbiee..
I believe , 8.10 does not support those card yet and its not going to be. unless you try 10.04 on your own.

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Users / need help to set up logitech pro 9000 [solved]
« on: October 29, 2011, 11:23:16 pm »
Hello everyone,

I know some of you out there using logitech pro 9000 successfully. I have followed the steps from wiki but nothing comes up on my camera view under webadmin nor on orbiter.

Any inputs will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Edit :
Sad to see, no body replied, however I got my webcam up and working but doing some here and there with the device template of generic analogue camera.
Also, wiki's page is really helpful as you will need those two packager namely, uvccapture and luvcview. the wiki does not specify about having them on core or MD so I installed on both.

Thank you.

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Users / Re: MythTV trouble shooting.
« on: May 22, 2011, 08:17:36 pm »
i live in FL, so i m sure i am ATSC.

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Users / Re: MythTV trouble shooting.
« on: May 22, 2011, 06:01:26 am »
I have no problem what so ever with my hdhomerun on myth as of now. I am running 8.10.


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Users / Mythtv upnp AV media server Question
« on: May 17, 2011, 03:41:14 am »
Hello guys,

Probably this must be a stupid question after using the lmce for over a year. anyways,,

Where are those directories located, namely music, pictures, video that appears on mythtv's AV media server?

I want to add some music to mythtv's music folder so that my external media player device can see it out of the box. I do not have much luck with mediatomb these days.

Thanks much in advance.

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Users / Re: Richard Van de Perre (rperre) is gone.
« on: May 02, 2011, 04:43:44 pm »
Oh I am so sorry to hear this. He was my life saver too, during many fresh install. I learned a lot from him. he taught me a lot with a lot patience.

Wishing a many best luck to his family.




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Users / Re: SSD in core
« on: April 06, 2011, 05:41:46 pm »
I am even more confused with the answers here, in short,, is SSD good for a core or not??

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