[mythtv-users] PVR-350 ivtv problems

Andrew Dodd atd7 at cornell.edu
Wed Jan 28 21:10:06 EST 2004

Quoting Steve Dwyer <stevedwyer at ntlworld.com>:

> I have downloaded the 0.1.9 release of ivtv (using fedora) and compiled. I
> can load the modules fine and when i type cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg I get
> some nice snow.
> So next to try was to change the input to S-Video or tune the tuner using
> ptune.pl but when i do either of these when i re-issue cat /dev/video0 >
> test.mpg i get 'cat: /dev/video0: Input/output error' and in
> /var/log/messages i get 'Jan 28 21:06:43 localhost kernel: ivtv: Timeout
> waiting for data!'
> Btw Im using PAL and i have also tried apt-get install ivtv method but i get
> the same results.
At least on SOME PVR-350 boards, only the "FM" antenna input works under Linux.

In Windows, both antenna inputs work for TV, the FM input is the only one that
works for FM.

In Linux (at least on my PVR-350), the TV-only input is useless under Linux.

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