[mythtv-users] Can't Get pcHDTV-5500 To Work With MythTV
Donald J. Maddox
dmaddox099 at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 29 11:18:58 UTC 2007
Dylan Semler wrote:
> On 6/28/07, *Donald J. Maddox* <dmaddox099 at yahoo.com
> <mailto:dmaddox099 at yahoo.com>> wrote:
> Well, as you may recall from my original posting, it all works great
> with other programs, just not with MythTV - so the frequency
> tables and
> modulation type are definitely correct.
> I meant to check that you have them set correctly within mythtv on the
> channel scanning page.
> I have tried with 'open DVB
> card on demand' and without, and it makes no difference in this case.
> Lengthening the timeouts doesn't help either - it consistently
> shows 0%
> signal on every channel, or occasionally, some random percentages,
> 29% signal, and 4% S/N - but in those cases these random number will
> stay the exactly same for every channel as it scans, which doesn't
> make sense.
> This sounds like a driver/firmware issue, though I'm not sure why it
> would work with other tools and not with myth if that were the case.
> Did you compile from source? If so did you --enable-dvb? In your
> capture card setup, you select "DVB DTV Capture card ( v3.x)"
> correct? From what I understand the pcHDTV capture card code is
> broken and so users of that card should select the generic device.
The fact that it works fine with mplayer and tvtime suggests that it is
not a driver problem. The card WORKS - both digital and analog parts.
It just doesn't work with MythTV for some reason.
I installed from the Fedora Core 6 RPMs, I did select DVB DTV Capture
card (v3.x) in the configuration
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