[mythtv-users] Mythtv inducing DVB errors?

Matt Lovett mattlovett at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 12:08:28 UTC 2004


On Sat,  9 Oct 2004 17:09:47 +0100, Mike Ryan <mythtv at redmar.com> wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I'm getting similar errors, although not as often as Paul. However, I use an
> Xbox for the front-end so maybe that's why. Pretty similar story though:
> 
... snip ...
> 
> Running MythTV V 0.16.20040906-1
> 
> Here's an example of the error from the mythtv logfile:
> 2004-10-09 16:19:22 Started recording "BBC News" on channel: 1007 on cardid: 2,
> sourceid 1
> 2004-10-09 16:19:22 Changing from None to RecordingOnly
> 2004-10-09 16:19:22 DVB#0 Recorder: Card opened successfully.
> Videostream: ASPECT: 16:9  Size = 720x576  FRate: 25 fps  BRate: 6.50 Mbit/s
> Audiostream: Layer: 2  BRate: 192 kb/s  Freq: 48.0 kHz
> 2004-10-09 16:26:14 DVB#0 WARNING - No data from card in 1 second.
> 2004-10-09 16:26:15 DVB#0 WARNING - Transport Stream Continuity Error. PID = 640
> 2004-10-09 16:26:15 DVB#0 WARNING - Transport Stream Continuity Error. PID = 641
> 2004-10-09 16:26:15 DVB#0 WARNING - Transport Stream Continuity Error. PID = 640
> 2004-10-09 16:26:15 DVB#0 WARNING - Transport Stream Continuity Error. PID = 641

... snip ...
> 
> Seems to happen intermittently across all channels. I live very close to the
> transmitter so get a very strong signal and find that dvbstream works without
> problem
> 
> Would welcome any suggestions
> 

Hi Mike,

I had the same problem, and it wasn't actually the DVB signal (I get
good signal strength too). For me, tweaking a BIOS setting fixed it -
on my VIA chipset I had to set option 'Delay PCI Transaction' to
enabled. You milage may vary....

Cheers,

Matt


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