[mythtv-users] PVR 350, just static

Jim Reith reith at racores.com
Sun Aug 7 20:51:24 UTC 2005

>I'm trying to setup a box using Knoppmyth and a PVR350 card.
>I get picture but just static.
>I've tryied the following while having LiveTV running, run ivtvctl -R,
>and run scantv in parallell.
>When I just run ivtvctl -R it responds with saying that frequency is set
>to 0 even though I've hard coded the channel number for two channels in
>mythtv-setup. I stays at 0 whatever channel i switch to.
>So I let it run while letting scantv perform a full scan. When I do this
>I get variations in the static and sometimes I even get something that
>could become a picture with some luck :-).
>I've also tried to run mplayer /dev/video0 while performing a scan with
>scantv with almost the same result. The static shows up a bit
>differently but it almost becomes a picture at the same frequencies.
>So I guess that I have got two issues. One, no clear picture, there
>should be one since I get picture on a regular TV using the same antenna
>cable. Two, MythTV keeps setting my card to frequency 0 whenever I
>change channel. It does at least set my card to input from Tuner 0, I
>can see that when I run ivtvctl -P.
>Anyone? Please! :-)

What is your output device?
Do you have an input source set up?
Have you run mythfilldatabase or edited the frequency into the DB?

Also, what distro and what software versions?

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