[mythtv-users] Debugging MythTV issues

Frank Riley fhriley at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 25 17:29:02 EDT 2004

Abhi wrote:

> --On Wednesday, August 25, 2004 7:01 PM +0100 Charlie Brej 
> <brejc8 at vu.a.la> wrote:
>> Abhi wrote:
>>> Problem
>>> - I can see mythtvsetup gui just fine, can also see the MythWeather
>>> etc..., but no TV, its only static. I had this working before.
>> snip 8<
>>> - I already tried cat /dev/video0 > /tmp/m.mpg
>>>  mplayer /tmp/m.mpg only shows static
>>>  Should this work?
>> Its one of two issues:
>> 1) your aerial isn't plugged it
>> 2) your channels are not tuned in (check the frequencies)
> Where are the frequencies?
> The only place I saw them were in mythtvsetup, where I said us-cable?
> Is that what you meant, or am I missing something trivial here?

Your tuner type is set wrong. You can change it when you load the ivtv 
module. Add

options tuner type=#

for older ivtv drivers or

options ivtv tuner=#

for newer drivers. I'm using 39 for my 350, which isn't totally right 
but it works for the channels that I watch.

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