[mythtv-users] [OT] M179 Quality issues tip

William Powers wepprop at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 22 08:20:10 EST 2004

Hmmm, that's interesting.  If you were seeing what sounds like exactly 
the same symptoms as a firmware hangup, but were the result of RFI, that 
might be a clue to the nature of the firmware hangup problem.

Just a thought.

Lance Tost wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Jan 2004, William Powers wrote:
>>Actually, from the symptoms, it sounds like you may have been the victim 
>>of the infamous firmware hangup.  I happens sometimes between one 
>>recording and the next, seemingly at random.  Once it gets that way, the 
>>affected card (it can happen to any ivtv style card) will stay that way 
>>until you either a) reboot the machine, or switch inputs via ioctl to 
>>something other than the normal input, and then switch back to the 
>>normal input.
> I read about that but switching to S-Video and back didn't help nor did 
> rebooting (at least in my case).
> --
> Lance Tost <ltost at pobox.com>
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