[mythtv-users] Ghost image on my PVR-350

btsglw btsglw at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 11:14:56 UTC 2007

On 25/01/07, denis-carl robidoux <deniscarl at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am experiencing an annoying ghost image with my PVR-350, this defect only
> started to occur after I installed Mythdora last week. It's so weird, it
> absolutly looks like an old analog antenna problem but I know it can't be,
> I'm on cable and my previous custom installation of MythTV did nothing of
> the sort with exactly the same untouched wiring.
> Googling it I found some others with the same problem and they talk about
> this fix:
> ivtvctl -c dnr_mode=0
> ivtvctl -c dnr_spatial=0
> ivtvctl -c dnr_temporal=0
> But these ivtvctl commands do not exist in the version of ivtvctl installed
> by Mythdora.
> I am stuck with the ghost images.... please help me.

I believe newer versions (0.8 upwards) of ivtv use v4l2-ctl instead of
ivtvctl and, according to the MythDora changelog, as of v3.0 MythDora
is using ivtv-0.8.1-122.

See if you have v4l2-ctl on your installation and use that instead of ivtvctl



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