[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #4857: schedule recorded shows black screen

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Mar 4 15:24:13 UTC 2008

On 03/04/2008 04:51 AM, MythTV wrote:
> #4857: schedule recorded shows black screen
>  I completed install mythtv ver 0.20.2. in my fedora 8.and im using
>  haupauge wintv-150-pvr mce.
>  And im using IR Blaster to change channel on my decoder.
>  my problem is after i schedule my recording and leave the mythtv in main
>  menu..and mythtv manage to start the recording n complete it.
>  after that i try to watch it in my recorded program.i only can see the
>  black screen when i play it but i can hear the sound.i try to fwd for
>  awhile but its still same.
>  if i set the schedule and leave my screen in livetv the program manage to
>  record n can watch successfully.

Are you sure the set-top box (STB/decoder) is actually outputting 
video?  I got a /lot/ of recordings of black pictures with no audio when 
my STB was turned off.

If that's not the case, then it's almost definitely an issue with your 
Input Connections configuration.  I'd recommend:  
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034 .


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