[mythtv-users] pvr-350 decoder output

John Harvey john.p.harvey at btinternet.com
Mon Dec 13 21:35:42 UTC 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Jon Beckham
> Sent: 13 December 2004 20:37
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] pvr-350 decoder output
> At 13 December, 2004 Dan Wilga wrote:
> > I, and many other people, use it regularly. You end up using the ivtv
> > framebuffer device driver for X. It's too slow for games, but works
> > very well for TV. I highly recommend you use S-Video over composite
> > output, though.
> Why do you recommend S-Video over composite?  Lacking an S-Video cable,
> I've been using composite and it seems fine[0].
> [0] Except for the fact that the pvr350 thinks my tv is three inches
> further left than it actually is.  I'm using the most recent firmware
> (as noted at http://tinyurl.com/5hnc5 ) that's not beta.  I haven't been
> able to find any info on this problem anywhere, and no amount of
> fiddling with firmware versions, driver versions, kernel versions, or
> X config has yielded any success.
None of these will alter it at the moment. The only fix is to arrange for
the window to be ~50 pixels to the right using either settings in myth or
the window manager.


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