[mythtv] Having some problems with DVB-C and mythTV 0.11

Ben Bucksch linux.news at bucksch.org
Mon Aug 18 19:31:05 EDT 2003

Georg C. F. Greve wrote:

>It appears that I cannot switch to the DVB card for live TV. Whenever
>hitting "C" in live TV mode, the screen goes black for a short moment
>and then goes back to analog.
Yes, this only switches between inputs on the cards, not cards. You 
can't change cards in LiveTV at all atm.

>The error message I get in the log is:
>ioctl VIDIOC_G_FMT: Invalid argument
>strange error flushing buffer ... 
I'd guess that's then trying to use a DVB channel on an analog card or 
something like that, but your guess is better than mine ;-).

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