[mythtv-users] PVR-350 survey - what works and what doesn't?
scottanderson at comcast.net
Tue Mar 2 22:37:39 EST 2004
While I'm still wrestling with getting my PVR-350 card working, I keep
reading about the supposed hordes of people for whom It Just Works. :-)
So I thought I'd run a quick survey to see what people were running and
what seems to work, and maybe a trend will develop.
Gigabyte GA-7VM266 (this has a VIA KM266 chipset)
512M Corsair Value RAM 2700
ivtv 0.1.9 (I've also tried the "0.1.9a" patched version, with no
I have live preview in the guide set off.
hdparm -I shows:
LBA, IORDY(can be disabled)
bytes avail on r/w long: 40 Queue depth: 1
Standby timer values: spec'd by Standard, with device specific
R/W multiple sector transfer: Max = 16 Current = 16
Recommended acoustic management value: 128, current value: 254
DMA: mdma0 mdma1 mdma2 udma0 udma1 udma2 udma3 udma4 *udma5
Cycle time: min=120ns recommended=120ns
PIO: pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4
Cycle time: no flow control=120ns IORDY flow control=120ns
Live preview in the Recorded Programs listing will kill a recording in
Viewing any recorded program will freeze the frontend, sometimes 2
seconds in, sometimes 15 minutes in.
Fast forward at speeds higher than 1X will freeze the frontend.
Live TV seems to work just fine.
I can't think of any other details to post...
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