[mythtv-users] vertical lines from pvr-500

Tim Hamer tdh1 at cec.wustl.edu
Wed Sep 14 23:18:07 UTC 2005

Garry Cook wrote:
> On 9/14/05, *Scot L. Harris* <webid at cfl.rr.com 
> <mailto:webid at cfl.rr.com>> wrote:
>     On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 16:18, Tim Hamer wrote:
>      >
>      > try the newest unstable drivers from the ivtv site. they might
>     not work
>      > perfectly though, so you might have to try a couple versions.
>     i've been
>      > using .3.7d for a while now with no problems.
>     Thanks for yours and Garry Cook's response.
>     It looks like I have 0.3.7k from ATRPMS.  Should I try an older version?
>     At least I know this has worked.  Just need to figure out what level of
>     sacrifice I need to make to get it to work.  :)
> I wouldn't recommend going with older drivers, unless you had it working 
> and upgraded, which broke things, then you might want to roll back. The 
> version numbers increment for a reason, things should be getting better 
> with each new version.
> The only reason that I mentioned my old driver version was because I 
> seem to answer the question 'Is the PVR500 working for anyone' a few 
> times a week. Each time I say something like 'with drivers from about 2 
> months ago', which probably isn't very helpful, so I just wanted to post 
> the actual driver version before someone called me on it.
> --g
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yeah, the newest drivers should be fine. my problem was with using the 
rpms. i guess some people get them to work with 150/500s but i couldnt.

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