[mythtv-users] My analog tuners stopped working!

Bill Omer bill.omer at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 02:32:08 UTC 2007

On 9/11/07, Bill Omer <bill.omer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Today I installed the latest svn.  Everything compiled find.  After I
> configured the backend, I noticed both of my analog tuners were
> displaying nothing but a very snowy kind of picture.  It's not the
> black/white snow that you would expect when the catv has been
> disconnected either.
> I cat'd my /dev/video and /dev/video1, saved the stream to a file and
> mplayer also shows the same thing.   I did a dist-upgrade (ubuntu
> 7.04), which installed the 2.6.20-16 kernel.  After a reboot, the
> /dev/video0 (pvr-150) tuner started to work again.  But my /dev/video1
> (pvr-250) is still not working.
> Does anyone have any ideas I could try?
> Thanks,
> Bill

I rebooted and got the same results, but reversed!  Now /dev/video0 is
snowy and video1 works fine.  Doesn't make any sense to me ...

No one ever heard of this before?


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