[mythtv-users] hauppauge 350 tvout no go!

Dave Ashmore pubmail at djash.com
Tue Dec 14 22:15:21 UTC 2004

David Erickson wrote:

>I had some significant problems getting it to work myself but i am still
>using Redhat 9.  I can tell you that I know several people on here have
>gotten it to work on FC3.  Unfortunately the X windows version that Red
>Hat 9 and FC3 uses are different so I can't help other than to suggest you
>follow Jarod's website's instruction very clearly as I have never had a
>problem when I followed that.  I'll be updating to FC3 after the holiday's
>but hopefully you'll get around this stump before then.
>>Sorry for the following frustration but I have mythtv working in FC3 and
>>all is well recording.
>>Ok here goes my rant.
>>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"
>>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
>>(I'm thinking this looks like the easiest way to go if it would in fact
>>Does anyone have the pvr-350 displaying X desktop?
>>If so how?
>>Please advise.
>>Dave Ashmore
>>mythtv-users mailing list
>>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
Ok here is my files but I edited them back to the original state.
I know when it locks up the cpu there is something on the screen that 
says /dev/fb0 no such device.
I would assume its in the log file but this stuff is way over my head 
the troubleshooting aspect.
My files are posted here:

If there is anything else we need to troubleshoot please let me know.

Dave Ashmore
MDK 10.1 Official Mozilla 1.7.3

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