[mythtv-users] Strange Issue with Myth and HDHomeRun
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Thu Feb 15 17:57:30 UTC 2007
On Feb 15, 2007, at 09:20, John Welch wrote:
> Well, I got a chance to do some more testing and troubleshooting in
> between shoveling out of the first (semi-)major snow storm here in
> the suburbs of Boston.
I'm still grossly underwhelmed by my first New England winter. (I'm
in Tyngsboro, MA, just south of Nashua, NH). I even drove my sedan
(Volvo S40) to work today, rather than taking the family people mover
> I'm happy to report that I think I've got the problem solved. I
> only say "think" because I didn't really get a chance to fully test
> things, but it certainly look promising.
> After spending a few hours monitoring the system (top, hdparm,
> etc.) during various states of both the F/E and B/E systems and not
> really seeing much, I decided to take a closer look at the NIC. I
> popped a 3-Com card that I had lying around into the system. It
> took me a bit to get it working because the system was being a
> fussy about the order of the PCI cards, but eventually I got
> everything up and running. I then went to the F/E and tested the
> HDHR with Live TV, and was very happy to see the dropouts and
> breakups had magically disappeared. I would describe the picture
> quality as near perfect.
Are you running the latest firmware on your HDHR? The original
firmware on mine (got it just a few days ago) had lots of video
artifact issues that are completely gone w/the latest firmware.
> Due to time constraints I was only able to test Live TV, but this
> is the first and most prevalent spot that I saw the problem, so I'm
> pretty confident that my other problems will be solved also. Must
> have been something about the on-board NIC and/or the driver it was
> using that was the cause of the problem. I guess this disproves my
> theory that problems on the NIC would have shown up somewhere
> (ifconfig, system logs, etc.)
> I want to take one more opportunity to thank everyone who replied
> to my posts with their thoughts and ideas.
I'm curious what ethereal/wireshark might have seen with that sis900
jarod at wilsonet.com
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