[mythtv-users] Have sound, no video

stan stanb at panix.com
Wed Mar 10 20:24:00 EST 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 07:00:52PM -0600, Rory O'Connor wrote:
> I have myth going alright, but when I try to watch live tv all I get is a blank screen.  I hear the sound from the channel, but the picture is black.  The myth stuff (like channel number, when entered or changed)) doesn't even echo on the screen.  There is no unusal output from mythfrontend and mythbackend so I'm not sure where to look.
> when I test ivtv it works: cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg
> I think it's probably just a configuration problem, but I can't figure out what!  I've got the input connections set to PVR-250 --> tuner.  Logs aren't helping me much here either.  Any help is appreciated!

Check and make certain that your /dev/fb1 has teh correct major and minor
numbers, 29 and 1 work for me.

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