[mythtv-users] And Bone Head of the Week Award goes to...

Cecil Watson cwatson at linkline.com
Fri Oct 22 01:03:57 UTC 2004

Matthew Gleed wrote:

> I want everyone to know that I'm only sharing this to cheer up those 
> of you who may be banging their heads against the wall trying to get 
> something in Mythtv working.  ;)
> For the last couple of days I have been troubleshooting what I thought 
> was a video encoding problem where all I see on live tv and in 
> recordings was a black screen.  I haven't spent a huge amount of time 
> on troubleshooting this problem as I've been very busy with work but 
> I've worked on it as time has permitted.  After trying everything I 
> could think of to remedy the problem including recompiling myth and 
> installing various versions of the ivtv driver SEVERAL times I finally 
> tracked down the source of my black screen video problem.....  my 
> cable box was off.  When do I receive my trophy.  :)

LOL.  Thanks for sharing...

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