[mythtv-users] DViCO FusionHDTV 5 Lite, Latest Kernel Drivers, & Video Corruption
mredmon at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 02:09:43 UTC 2008
On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Sebastien Astie <sastie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to make sure, do you have a TV with a QAM tuner ?
> If so I would try to connect it at the same outlet with the same cable you
> used for your Fusion cartd.
> If you get the same artifacts something maybe wrong with your line.
> It will help to narrow the problem down to the card / kernel module if the
> TV gets a perfect reception...
> On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 2:36 PM, Matthew Redmon <mredmon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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 126.96.36.199-18 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?
>> >> Thanks!
>> >> ~Matt
>> 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?
No, I don't have a TV with a QAM tuner. I have an HD-capable LCD that
is being fed with a VGA connection to the computer. I REALLY don't
think that there is anything wrong with the line. I'm leaning towards
a driver problem. Any ideas where to go from there? Anyone?
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