[mythtv-users] No Video pcHDTV 3000
james.meyer at operamail.com
Thu Dec 30 19:34:08 UTC 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wendy Seltzer" <wendy at seltzer.com>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] No Video pcHDTV 3000
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 11:10:25 -0800
> At 10:22 AM -0800 12/30/04, David Highley wrote:
> > This is a new system and we have had many issues trying to set up mythv.
> > System configuration is:
> > Dual Opteron processors
> > pcHDTV 3000 - currently connected to cable tv
> Does this work? My understanding is that the HD-3000 currently
> gets only over-the-air broadcast HDTV. Support may be coming for
> unencrypted digital cable, but I didn't think it was here yet.
> > GeForce 6800 GT video card
> > Samsung 243T monitor
> > Fedora core 3
> > The current issue is no video in mythtv when we try and watch tv, we are
> > also not able to exit this mode and end up killing the mythfrontend
> > process. We get video, but very poor quality using tvtime. Finally we
> > have not been able to configure the monitor run at the 1900x1200
> > resolution. We did see one report of someone getting this to work in
> > Fedora core 3 but they did not post the configuration.
> My sense is that the video resolution and TV playback problems are
> related. I tried for a bit with FC2 and HD resolutions but never
> got an xorg.conf file that worked right. Ended up going back to a
> debian-based or KnoppMyth install.
> Can you record a stream through Myth and play it back with mplayer?
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My guess is they are just using the card as a regular ntsc-bttv tuner card, and not using the HD portion of it.
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