[mythtv] mythtv has no display

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 8 Sep 2002 04:09:41 -0400

On Sunday 08 September 2002 01:21 am, Joe Drew wrote:
> Having finally jumped through xmltv's hoops, I got mythtv compiled - but
> it displays nothing at all. Changing the resolution in the settings.txt
> doesn't have any affect, excepting that certain resolutions (e.g.
> 320x200) cause mythtv to segfault.
> I've been totally unable to actually view anything - any ideas?

With you not even bothering to paste in the output of mythtv when it's run? 

> (I'm a bit worried, though, that like a recent poster I will be unable
> to record audio: with experiments a while back, it seems muting line-in
> mutes the line in channel itself, not the output of the line in channel.
> Needless to say, this sucks.)

Try alsa, and/or get a better soundcard.  The btaudio module might also work, 
though that limits you to a 32kHz sampling rate.. 

Also, re: xmltv and your post on their mailing list, Debian packages (almost) 
exist.  The guy packaging it up is waiting on the 0.5.1 release, before 
installing it into the archive, as I understand it.