[mythtv-users] Hauppauge 150 works direct from /dev/video0, fails from myth

Kurt Yoder ktymyth at yoderhome.com
Tue Dec 13 22:44:05 EST 2005

Hi list

I set up a new Myth box with a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR 150 (model 1045).  
I loaded the ivtv 0.4 driver, and successfully captured output from / 
dev/video0 (cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg). I viewed this using mplayer/ 
kplayer, and the video and sound were both working properly.

Then I installed Myth, picked the hauppauge 250/350 card in the  
setup, and attempted to record. I am seeing these messages from the  
myth server:

2005-12-13 20:00:03.738 Changing from None to RecordingOnly
2005-12-13 20:00:03.758 Unknown video codec
2005-12-13 20:00:03.759 Please go into the TV Settings, Recording  
Profiles and
2005-12-13 20:00:03.759 setup the four 'Software Encoders' profiles.
2005-12-13 20:00:03.760 Assuming RTjpeg for now.
2005-12-13 20:00:03.761 NVR: Error, unknown audio codec
2005-12-13 20:00:03.793 NVR: Won't work with the streaming interface,  
falling back
VIDOCGMBUF:: Invalid argument
2005-12-13 20:00:03.819 TVRec: Recording Prematurely Stopped

I already went through the TV Settings -> Recording Profiles ->  
Software Encoders setup. I get a black screen and similar output in  
the log file when I attempt to watch live tv. Is there something I'm  
not doing right here?

Debian pinned to mostly Sarge with some testing/unstable in the mix
Linux 2.6.12
ivtv 0.4
mythtv 0.18.1


Kurt Yoder

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