[mythtv-users] yet another firewire question; difficulty with certain channels

Stephen Sassman sassman1 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 13:25:46 UTC 2007

>I have tried to set up firewire capture again, and am having some
>success with the command line tools (test-mpeg2 and firewire_tester)
>when my channels are set to non-HD on the cable box. However, I can't
>capture at all when I set to an HD channel, and the firewire_tester
>program fails, whether using broadcast or p2p flags).

Try going to mythtv-setup and check the tvformat setting in the
channel setup. For HD channels it should be set to ATSC. For SD
channels it should be NTSC. That is in the US.

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