[mythtv-users] V-Stream Xpert DVB-T PCI slow tuning and other
r.k.oxland at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 1 14:25:57 UTC 2006
On 28/11/06, Open Media Support <support at openmedia.co.nz> wrote:
> Phill Edwards wrote:
> >> I have configured the card correctly, unloaded (removed) the
> >> cx88-blackbird
> >> drivers, done all the scandvb and tzap procedures and I can watch BBC
> >> One
> >> Scotland using mplayer dvb://"BBC ONE Scot" (I am in Scotland).
> >> the
> >> audio and video are often way out of sync; I get regular "Your system
> >> too
> >> slow to play this" messages from mplayer; and changing channel can take
> >> a
> >> *very* long time with some channels. (Although I have noticed that it
> >> seems
> >> to be radio stations that mainly take a long time to tune.)
> >> I am concerned that no matter how much more time I put into configuring
> >> the
> >> box I will never resolve these issues. I suppose I have only one
> >> question:
> >> Are these issues limitations of the card or can I resolve them using a
> >> different TV viewer such as XaWTV or TVTime?
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> >> All I want to do is watch DVB and occasionally record something that I
> >> will
> >> miss. If I can make the card work setting up MythTV will be my next
> >> goal.
> > I have 2 of these cards and they work beautifully on my Fedora Core 5
> > system. They worked straight out of the box for me. However, I was
> > using them with MythTV only - I haven't tried them with XaWTV or
> > TVTime or mplayer or anything like that so I can't comment on those.
> Have you tries Xine rather than mplayer. Also you don't say which version
> of mplayer you are using. There are a lot of MPEG-TS fixes in the most
> recent release that might fix some of your playback issues.
> Lastly what method is MPLayer using for video out? If you can't use XV or
> some similar accelerated playback then that might explain your problems.
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Sorry for the delay in response (I'm writing up my PhD thesis ATM!)
I've got the latest MPlayer rpm build (46) from Livna. I know there are more
recent builds that I will defo install instead.
I'll also have a look at the video o/p. Can you tell me which are the most
relevant o/p methods for the above system with an nVidia (GeForce) card?
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