[mythtv-users] Problems tuning PVR 250
brad at bradandkim.net
Mon Dec 13 14:20:43 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-12-13 at 08:51 -0500, David Erickson wrote:
> Correct me if i'm wrong but if you put the output of your digital cablebox
> into the tuner than the only thing you will ever see should be channel 3
> since that is all the cablebox will output. You would then tune on the
> cablebox itself with an IR transmitter to change channels automagically.
> Or i just skip digital all together since the digital cable for Adelphia
> sucks and just put the analog signal directly into the tuner and record
> everything i need.
> > I am running the coax out from a digital cable box into the tuner of a
> > PVR 250 and I can't get it tuned in at all. I have been running
> > `/usr/lib/ivtv/ptune-ui.pl & mplayer /dev/video0` and trying all
> > different combinations. Things definitely change and range anywhere
> > from a black screen to a screen with wavy colors, to regular old snow.
> > The tuner
> > shows up as a type 2 and I added that option to modprobe.conf:
> > # ivtv modules setup
> > alias char-major-81 videodev
> > alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> > options tuner type=2
> > Any help is greatly appreciated.
> > Brad
Yeah, I would think it would be channel 3 or 4 as well, but I don't get
anything but snow. I have tried ntsc-cable, ntsc-bcast, and ntsc-hrc
all on channels 3 and 4 but nothing.
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