[mythtv-users] Video capture issue (jumpy, bouncy, etc) - PVR-500 - ver 0.21

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Jun 8 15:36:40 UTC 2008

On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 10:46 AM, Tuxinator Linux
<tuxinator.linux at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm sorry if this question is answered somewhere else.  I searched with
> all the terms I could think of to no avail.
> Since upgrading to Ubuntu's version 0.21.20080304-1, the recordings are
> less the desirable.  I'm not sure how to describe it.  I would say it's
> "jumpy," among other things.  The best way to describe it would be to
> show an example.  This file is 2.5MB.
> http://enzo.websitewelcome.com/~pfipf/myth/mythSample.ogg
To me this looks like a driver issue with the ivtv driver. Do you get
the same effect if you cat /dev/v4l/video0 > test.mpg, break after a
1minute and then play the file.


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