[mythtv-users] M179 Problem / Jarod's Fedora Guide

Jarod C. Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Mon Jan 12 23:26:56 EST 2004

On Jan 12, 2004, at 16:26, <Emlyn.Bolton at nokia.com> wrote:

> I think I had the same problem with the static.
> What I found out was I forgot to add bt848 support to my kernel, so 
> the tuner module didn't get built and hence ivtv couldn't tune the 
> card to the right channel.
> Once I'd recompiled the kernel, it was fine.

Shouldn't be a problem if he's using either a stock Red Hat kernel or 
an ATrpms kernel, as they already have bt8x8 support in the kernel. The 
only other solution I can recall people having for static like that was 
to make sure their cable line was properly grounded.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: W David Handy
> I tried switching to ntsc-cable-hrc and quite a few of the other ntsc
> frequency tables.  None of them do the trick.  The default ntsc-cable
> and ntsc-cable-hrc do show differences in the static produced, but the
> image (if it can be called that) does not differ at all.  I thought you
> hit the nail on the head when you suggested this, but it doesn't seem 
> to
> work.  I've changed it both through ptune.pl and the myth 
> configuration.
> Other suggestions would be appreciated, although I probably won't try
> anything else tonight.  I may try compiling ivtv from source although
> this did not work at all last time I tried under KnoppMyth.
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Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE

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