[mythtv-users] PVR500 and recent mythtv-backend versions

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed May 6 03:31:39 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Eric <esquid2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> yeah i've seen the same issue with my pvr500.  i was running ubuntu hardy
> with the same skippy picture pretty frequently for the last 6 months.  i
> just reinstalled to mythbuntu jaunty and see the same thing.  starting up if
> i cat /dev/video0 or dev/video1 > /tmp/foo it looks great.  but on the same
> channel in mythtv i get skippy video.  killing off mythtv and doing the same
> cat trick i get skippy video.  i didn't try the rmmod/insmod but restarting
> definitely takes things back to normal.  seems like mythtv has to be doing
> something to ivtv or the kernel for it to require an rmmod+insmod/reboot to
> clear it up (after shutting down mythfrontend/mythbackend) right?
> don't really see anything in /var/log/mythtv/* about it.

Nothing in dmesg either?

I did not see anything in my output.


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