[mythtv-users] PVR-150

Rudy Zijlstra mythtv at edsons.demon.nl
Mon Oct 31 19:00:35 EST 2005

Shawn wrote:

>John Cartwright wrote:
>>I've got a PVR-150. Sometimes for whatever reason mine gets
>>recognized as a PVR-250 like your dmesg output says in which case I
>>lose video. The only solution I've found to this problem has been
>>to turn the machine completely off for about 10 - 30 seconds and
>>then try again. I think I read somewhere that the registers in the
>>tuner take a while to completely clear hence the 10 - 30 second
>>wait. Hope this helps. Let us know if you find something that
>>works out better.
>This has happened to me also, and performing a cold boot (turning the
>machine off and unplugging it for 30 seconds) usually does the trick.
>I've read that it has something to do with the firmware.
No, With the HW retaining settings until all kinds of elcos and such 
have fully lost power....
Combined with it being very difficult to fully reset the HW (result of 
HW design).


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