[mythtv-users] pcHDTV 5500 channels - DVB and V4L
tobor at berkeley.edu
Thu Dec 14 18:22:58 UTC 2006
I would be interested to know if/how you overcome this as I am having my
own difficulties with this card.
Bob Sully wrote:
> OK....I finally got mythweb working.
> Now, another newbie question:
> I have a pchdtv HD-5500 card...I'm using Time Warner digital cable in the
> Los Angeles area. I have the raw cable plugged into the "Television"
> input. I can scan channels in DVB mode. However, mythtv-setup won't scan
> any of the low-order SD channels (2 through 98) as a V4L device. TVTime
> will see these for about a second or two, then lose the signal. Before I
> had scanned anything on the DVB side, TVTime would let me watch the analog
> channels. Can this card only be used in one mode at a time, or can Myth
> be configured to see both? I'm hoping that I just have it configured
> I also have a Firewire card and a DCT-6200 STB, and I have the 6200ch
> script working (so it does change channels on the STB when used from the
> command line). I have a firewire option set up in the list of capture
> cards, but apparently scanning channels is not yet supported on the
> firewire setup. How can I test to see if the firewire works within Myth?
> I'm using Thac's RPMs under Mandriva 2006 x86-64. I assume that these
> were built with Firewire enabled? Yes, all the necessary ieee-1394
> modules are loaded.
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