[mythtv-users] Setting up DVB and Analog tuner (solved)

Mike H mike at mugwuffin.com
Mon Jan 28 16:59:05 UTC 2008

Fixed, found that I'd misread the howto and set the card up as an 
analogue tuner instead of an MPEG encoder.



Mike H wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've read through the HOWTOs and documentation on the mythtv site 
> about setting up tuner cards, but I'm struggling to set up my 
> particular configuration.
> I have a dual tuner Nova-T 500 in one pci slot and a hauppauge wintv 
> 150 in the other. I have set up a video source called UK for the first 
> card, and can watch tv on that without a problem, recording two shows 
> at once works fine.
> I add another video source called "Analog", then add the other tuner 
> card with /dev/video0 as its input. I get it to scan for the channels 
> on that tuner and it finds them seemingly without a problem, and sets 
> up channels in the channel list. My ultimate aim here is to watch my 
> old VCR on the analog tuner.
> However, if I try to watch the channels found when I did the scan on 
> the analog tuner, I get a black screen for about 30 seconds, then the 
> frontend goes back to the main menu. I can use other tv programs to 
> access /dev/video0.
> I don't know what I'm doing wrong! Can anyone point me to a guide that 
> might help me, or do you have a similar setup and can tell me where 
> I'm going wrong?
> Thanks!
> Mike

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