[mythtv-users] PVR-350 Question/ Trouble - NEWBIE

Brent Backstrom brentb at psu.edu
Wed Nov 16 14:05:32 EST 2005

OK, I got it to work late last night....   But I patched the kernel to 
load the frame buffer earlier and now I can't tune...  (See separate post)

Thanks for the help.

I'll just keep plugging along....

Jacob Steenhagen wrote:

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>>On 11/15/05, Brent Backstrom <brentb at psu.edu> wrote:
>>>Trying to put together a myth installation and ran into a snag.
>>>testing by doing....
>>>dd if=/dev/video of=/dev/video16 bs=64k
>>>I get sound out of the PVR-350 outputs, but no output from the composite
>IIRC, in order to get both sound and video using dd, I had to run the
>following sequence (this is from memory, so there may be typos.... and I
>think the fact that this is from memory proves I've done it way too many
>times :):
>ivtvctl -p 4
>ivtvctl -u 0x3000
>ivtvfbctl /dev/fb1 -noglobalalpha -localalpha
>dd if=/dev/video0 of=/dev/video16
>I don't claim to know what each command does, but I would suspect that the
>one you really need is the ivtvfbctl one...
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Brent Backstrom
Penn State University
Sr Systems Engineer
brentb at psu.edu

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