[mythtv-users] Mythdora Install 99% done
beww at beww.org
Sat Feb 17 03:19:39 UTC 2007
On Feb 16, 2007, at 7:55 PM, Gil Steidle wrote:
> Thanks for all of the ideas. NO luck yet. I've tried cat /dev/
> video0 > test.mpg and replaying it but I'm still eating static.
> I've tried us-cable-hrc an us-cable-irc (and just us-cable), then I
> do the channel scan (when it is scanning is there supposed to be
> channel listings popping up when it scans a real channel? I'm not
> seeing anything but the process bar working its way to 100%). This
> is proves fruitless too.
> Here is the dmesg log. It looks to me like the type is correct. Any
Sure looks like IVTV is happy, it recognized the tuner and set it
Have you double-checked the basics:
Connected the very same coax that's going to your PVR to a TV set and
ensured that there is actually RF signal on it?
Created a video source and associated it with the tuner input of the
PVR card? Be sure you name the video source something, Mythtv-setup
will let you have no name but this can cause trouble.
When you type a channel # does its how up on the screen? Do you get
the capture card identifier on-screen when you go to live-TV?
Try using ivtvctl/ivtv-tune to set the card up before you cat the
card's output to a file, run them with -help to get the command
If you can't get a manual recording with cat you'll never get one
with Myth, work 'till you can get a decent cat-ed file then try Myth.
All this is obvious I know, but you'd be surprised how often I
overlook something simple and stupid (as in just a couple of hours
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