[mythtv-users] DViCO FusionHDTV 5 Lite, Latest Kernel Drivers, & Video Corruption
mredmon at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 18:36:53 UTC 2008
On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Sebastien Astie <sastie at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had the same problem tuning QAM with my HDHR but only on a few channels.
> I turned out to be due to a rf amplifier at the distribution point in my house.
> Once I changed the amplifier with one provided by the cable company I didn't have as much corruption, it was a huge improvement.
> then I changed all my coax cables with coax cables from blue jeans cable http://bluejeanscable.com and my picture quality was perfect.
> On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 11:38 AM, Matthew Redmon <mredmon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi! I've been trying to get my two DViCO FusionHDTV 5 Lite cards working with a new install of FC9. Everything seems to work just fine except that the video I get from the cards is corrupt (see video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rH1tsiPB8us). I know the cards are fine, as they worked on this machine previously using FC5 and they currently work if I boot into Windows XP.
>> I am using the drivers included in the 18.104.22.168-18 kernel to record QAM-256 cable from Comcast in Seattle, WA.
>> The cards are correctly auto-detected as card 135 with tuners 0043 & 0061. I scanned for channels using dvb-apps and used a script to cut down the ~250 channels found to just those that would tune (presumably, the unencrypted channels). Of those 56, they all have the corruption seen in the video.
>> Any ideas? Anybody have one of these cards working with a recent kernel?
Thank you for the suggestion but that doesn't seem to be the problem
I'm having. I didn't think it was since it occurred over all the
channels but only when in linux. To make sure, I ran a cable directly
from one of my tuners to the cable outlet, bypassing my amp, and
tested it. I got the same corruption (the same level of corruption,
Any more suggestions?
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