[mythtv-users] problem with tuner cards losing signal

Chris Spencer spencercw at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 31 21:02:43 UTC 2007

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When it starts "snowing", does it still do it after you have left live
TV, gone back to the menu, then back to TV again? If so, do you get the
same problem using mplayer?


Doug Holman wrote:
> Hello,
> I've had my mythbox up and running for over a year now, but just
> recently I've run into a problem with my tuner cards (a pair of
> hauppauge pvr-150s).  They have started to output snow.  My first
> thought was that the cards got fried.  But interestingly enough, if I
> run mythtv-setup and delete the card configuration, and then re-add it,
> viola, no more snow, just a nice clear picture.  Unfortunately, after a
> few hours to a few days, they go back to outputting snow.  Has anyone
> else experienced this?  It doesn't seem to be a hardware problem, but I
> haven't changed any software either. Any ideas what the problem is?
> Thanks,
> Doug
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