[mythtv-users] Trying to get a TV signal into myth-tv using Haupauge Nova-T 500
mjenks1968 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 23:04:42 UTC 2008
On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 5:03 PM, Mark Jenks <mjenks1968 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Helge Fredriksen <helgeingvart at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I'm a total newbie to the myth-tv framework, and I've been trying to use
>> it to receive TV signals on a Ubuntu 8.10 box equipped with a Haupauge
>> Nova-T 500 card in Norway.
>> I'm able to setup the channels, and I've been following the handbook to
>> the letter on how to configure the backend.
>> However, I'm getting no signal whatsoever when I'm trying to watch TV in
>> the frontend. It just flickers a bit and returns me to the frontpage of the
>> program when I select this option. It doesn't give me any error messages on
>> the console either when running it in the foreground. However, the system
>> status shows that TV-card 1 to 6 (!) is not accessible. How come? I'm able
>> to get a TV signal using "vlc channels.conf"...
>> Any ideas?
>> Best regards,
>> Helge Fredriksen
> Hello from Wisconsin,
> Take Mythtv out of the puzzle. Try and watch tv using mplayer
> DVB://<channelname>. That will try and open up TV using your channels.conf
> Once you can verify that, you know that you problem is in your mythtv
Oops, I didn't catch the last part until 3 seconds after I hit send.
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