[mythtv-users] REALLY NEED HELP : Channel Scanning

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 08:49:35 UTC 2005

> Ok this is after 4 installs of Fedora Core 4, about 5 installs of KnoppMyth,
> PcHDTV card   HD3000
> KnoppMyth (Debian)
> Can some one please point me to a good documentation on how to setup the
> channels, I have heard and read terms that are all but a bunch of jumble to
> my fried brain.
> Antennaweb.org
> Also I have Comcast analog cable
> Plugged directly from the wall to the HD 3000
> Also When I go to the phone section, I have one of the channels showing
> clearly in the top left corner
> But nothing for LiveTV and all I get with that is  "DVB#0 WARNING - No data
> from card in 1 second." And "RingBuffer:safe_read()" errors
> Tried   cat /dev/video0 > tmp/test_capture.mpg , I was able to play it but
> could not make sense of what was showing, and in the console, I got a whole
> lot of "AC EOB marker is absent pos=X" where X is a 2 digit number

Could have a look at http://www.mythtv.info/moin.cgi/DigitalTvHowto

But if you've got analogue cable, how's that ever going to work with a
DVB card which is expecting a digital signal? I'm no expert but that
sounds wrong to me.


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