[mythtv-users] Fwd: ONLINE ORDER#XXXXXX HD PVR UPDATE
ve1gn at nb.sympatico.ca
Sat Jun 14 21:45:12 UTC 2008
What would be nice is for Hauppage to release the serial number block of
the units with the faulty chips. I think serial #'s from 2108 on are
good and some later 2008 ones, but I'm not sure because nobody is
telling us. I've got two of the units and wasn't planning on using them
until they worked with mythtv. Now I've got to figure out how to test
them just to see if I've got faulty units. Oh the travails of an early
Michael Rice wrote:
> On 6/12/08, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> On Thursday 12 June 2008 16:26:05 Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>>> On Jun 12, 2008, at 3:21 PM, Matt Mossholder wrote:
>>>> FYI, looks like the second batch of HD-PVRs will be getting fixes to
>>>> the issues discovered in the first batch... anyone know what the
>>>> issues were?
>>> Users are reporting overheating/freezing. Everyone who has one should
>>> hook it up and capture some video for a little while to see if it
>>> keeps cool or starts burning up. If the latter, time to RMA. The price
>>> of being first on the block, I guess. :)
>> I have one that does not overheat, even after many hours of capturing.
>> The supplied Windows software does lock up every once in a while, both on an
>> XP system and on Vista.
> I tried mine out on Windows XP and Linux last night and this morning.
> I was able to capture ok for awhile but the longest clip I got was 30
> minutes (and various smaller captures). After a short time it just
> stops capturing. It doesn't lock up anything and it doesn't seem
> overly hot. After it stops like this I need to power cycle it to get
> it capturing again.
> I am not sure this is the same issue as the overheating/freezing
> issue... what do you think?
> Anyway I was happy to see the Linux driver working well enough to
> capture even if I had to play it back on Windows... Any Linux players
> handling this stuff? I tried myth trunk and mplayer and they weren't
> too happy.
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