[mythtv] Avermedia M150-D
starz909 at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 23 09:14:08 UTC 2007
I see. Well, I've been wracking my brain about how to
use a mythtv svn trunk in gentoo, while having my
portage recognize its existence. Until then, here's
what I've done. I adapted the patch you (Jay) wrote
for the source of the mythtv version I'm using. Then
I re-emerged the program. I also got the latest
v4l-blackbird repository and installed that.
When I tuned to the M150, I finally got a picture. It
wasn't spectacular, it was grainy, and I was losing
fps somehow. After a bit of brainstorming, I modified
the LiveTV recording profile for the card to record at
720x480 and changing the aspect resolution to 16/9. I
tried adjusting the volume level on the next page but
that didn't have any effect on watching the live tv.
I was kind of hoping it did, because the channels from
that card are coming in pretty loud. Anyway, changing
to 720x480 at 16/9 gave me a good, smooth playback.
Picture is still grainy, but I don't know if that's
the card or some signal degradation somewhere else.
What's bothering me more than the graininess is the
lack of closed captions. I enabled them, but I can't
see it on the screen. Does anyone have any advice for
me on this point? I'm completely at a loss here. As
far as I know, the /dev/vbi1 device only works for the
raw stream output.
Anyway, thank you Jay for the patch and advice.
Things are looking up for my setup.
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