[mythtv] Video/backend problem...

jose rubio debian at nc.rr.com
Fri Dec 5 09:10:21 EST 2003

On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 00:20, Wade Winright wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am running mythtv 0.12 and I am having the following problem I'm hoping 
> someone has seen before:
> After about 30min of watching live tv, I get a strange "hiccuping" or what 
> might be best described as the buffer momentarily flashing to the actual live 
> capture accompanied by some pixelation. The audio never skips. this 
> progresses for a very long time, becoming more frequent, until the backend 
> crashes, and the log states, Did not recieve signal from the capture card for 
> 15 seconds, Game over, man (which I think is the greatest error message 
> ever).
> This leads me to beleive it is the driver for the capture card, but I'm not 
> really sure.
> The card is the PVR350. 
> 1.2Ghz Athlon T-brid
> 1GB of RAM
> Any pointers/solutions/links would be appreciated.
> Thanks for the time,
> Wade
Yep, it is a great error msg and yep, it is probably the driver.  You
should ask this in the ivtv mailing list. FWIW, you probably have an
older driver.


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