[mythtv-users] HVR-1300 Mpeg decoder problems

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 17:53:01 UTC 2007

> Basically, if I 'cat /dev/video1 > test.mpg' for a few seconds, and
> view the result in mplayer, it works; however, if I set it up as a
> MPEG-2 device in Myth, whilst I can tune it (both with mythtv-setup
> and scantv), and get channels, I just get a black screen /
> unresponsive mythfrontend when I try to view it. There is an
> accompanying console message regarding an 'invalid file (fd -1)'.
> Any ideas?
Does the user mythtv have permissions on /dev/video1

John M. Drescher

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