[mythtv-users] Can't get video data from capture card

Mark Howells Mark.Howells at softoption.com
Wed Jul 7 09:15:48 EDT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hamish Moffatt [mailto:hamish at cloud.net.au] 
> Sent: 07 July 2004 12:14
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 10:41:49AM +0100, Mark Howells wrote:
> > When I run mythfrontend and select watch TV I just see a 
> black screen 
> > for 15 seconds before the frontend menu reappears.  There's 
> no audio 
> > during that time. It seems from the backend output that the backend 
> > cannot read the videostream data from the card
> Did you specify the correct PIDs? In my log I see
> "DVB#0 Adding pid ..." messages which weren't in the log 
> extract you provided, though that could be the extra logging 
> I enabled.

Yes, I did run it with the extra logging enabled and saw it add the PIDS - no errors reported.  There must be a clue that it seems able to 'see' the audiostream (by the analysis it produces) but when other traces shopw an analysis of the videostream mine just times out.

> Is the frontend locked when Myth tunes it? You can run 
> 'femon' to passively monitor while Myth is running.

I'll try this when I get home tonight (at work now)



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