[mythtv-users] Re: PVR350 shows black bar near top of screen

Mighty Zorloc zorloc at gmail.com
Wed Dec 29 17:07:33 UTC 2004

I seem to have solved this issue by running mythfrontend without a


On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 23:38:22 -0800, Mighty Zorloc <zorloc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using the tvout of a newer PVR350 on what I hope to be my frontend
> box.  Everything seems to work just fine and is stable, with one small
> exception.  When watching (live or recorded) tv, after a minute or so
> of watching a black bar appears near the top of the screen.  There is
> a tiny portion of the TV image above the bar and a pixel or two on the
> right.  If I engage some mythtv functionality (pause, FF, Rewind,
> change channel, etc) the bar temporarily disappears.
> I'm using
> Mythtv 0.16
> Xfree 4.3
> ivtvdev_drv 0.7
> ivtv 0.3.2a
> I'm using ivtv-0.3.2a because in 0.2x the saa71xx driver would not
> detect and display the image properly.  I had also tried the 0.4 and
> 0.6 version of the ivtvdev_drv.  And Xfree 4.4 -- but compiled with
> Unichrome.  I've also tried Mythtv 0.16 with and without the patch
> included with ivtv-0.3.2a.
> Any advise on what to check?

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