Fw: [mythtv-users] More FC2 MythTV problems...

1canuck2 1canuck2 at sympatico.ca
Mon Sep 6 10:26:45 EDT 2004

Its a PVR-250. I have the ivtv drivers installed, and my capture card is 
working with cat /dev/video0.
dmesg shows that the card is being recognized so do you have any ideas why 
there is no hardware encoder choice listed?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William" <wmunson at rochester.rr.com>
To: "'Discussion about mythtv'" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 5:52 AM
Subject: RE: Fw: [mythtv-users] More FC2 MythTV problems...

>> In my Settings > TV Settings > Recording Prfiles menu, there
>> is no choice
>> for a hardware encoder, just Software Encoder (v4l based)
>> In reading some previous posts, one of them implied that
>> there should be a
>> Hardware Encoders choice, but not for me. Shouldn't there
>> something Hardware
>> Encoder related if the capture card is being recognized by Myth?
> It depends on what encoder you have installed. If you have one of the
> PVR-x50 series you will need to install the proper driver and then you
> should have a hardware encoder listed.
>> I also occasionally get the error Unexpected response to
>> MYTH_PROTO_VERSION: Not removing top most widget
> I see that too. Does not appear to be an issue.


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