[mythtv-users] hauppauge 350 tvout no go!

John Harvey john.p.harvey at btinternet.com
Tue Dec 14 08:07:23 UTC 2004

X on the 350 works fine. If you can describe the problem a bit better and
provide your X config files and log files we should be able to get it


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Dave Ashmore
> Sent: 14 December 2004 02:21
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] hauppauge 350 tvout no go!
> Sorry for the following frustration but I have mythtv working in FC3 and
> all is well recording.
> Ok here goes my rant.
> http://www.hauppauge.com/html/wintvpvr350_datasheet.htm
> I would suggest users just buy the 250 as the X tvout does not seem to
> work for me.
> If I go to myth setup/utilities>playback use pvr-350 out.
> I can in fact use the watch tv or playback a video and it does work with
> poor color but I cannot ween myself from using a monitor. I want/need
> pvr-350 tvout to display the X desktop. If I did not in fact have the
> monitor plugged in I would not be able to use the mythfrontend menu.
> lspci reports:
> 01:09.0 Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC15
> MPEG-2 Enc
> oder (rev 01)
> cat /var/log/messages |grep "iTVC15 TV out"
> Reports:
> Dec 13 20:38:34 mythbox kernel: ivtv-osd: fb0: iTVC15 TV out frame
> buffer device
> SO the way I see it "I" can't get this to work.
> SO here is what I'm thinking.
> One of the following:
> Buy another graphics card and torture myself to possibly getting it to
> work to display X desktop with tvout.
> Getting an xbox and try to use it as a frontend.
> Continue to try to get X desktop to display on the pvr-350 tvout.
> Or could I possibly get a product like this display from vga to
> component video and leave well enough alone?
> Specifications for HD15 (VGA) Male to RCA x 3 Male, D / Shield, (VGA to
> Component Video), 6 ft Part Number 10H1-50106
> http://www.national-tech.com/specs/10h2-50106.htm
> (I'm thinking this looks like the easiest way to go if it would in fact
> work)
> Does anyone have the pvr-350 displaying X desktop?
> If so how?
> Please advise.
> Regards
> Dave Ashmore

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