[mythtv-users] black screen

Paulo Rocha paul at mymortgagemyway.com
Mon Jan 22 20:21:15 UTC 2007

Thanks Matt, I might just do what you did if I can't figure anything else out.

Thanks again,


On Monday 22 January 2007 13:51, Matt wrote:
> On 1/22/07, Paulo Rocha <paul at mymortgagemyway.com> wrote:
> > Can someone point to a good source for information about the dreaded
> > black screen. I'm new to myth and this forum can not view live tv, but I
> > can go in after and view the recording via an mpeg player.
> >
> > I've goggled this but I haven't found any posting or site that's been
> > able to help me.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > Paul
> Oddly enough I never had a black screen for several years until I
> rebuilt my box one day (yea, I know... if it works don't fix it).
> Anyway, the binary nvidia drivers had NEVER given me any trouble, but
> I could not get myth to display and video except a black screen and
> sound.  I ended up rebuilding again, and somehow magically it fixed
> the problem.  I know that's not very helpful, but I just wanted to let
> you know how I was able to fix the problem, allbeit the hard way.
> Thanks!
> Matt
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