[mythtv-users] Video noise or distortion across very top edge of image

Kenneth Emerson kenneth.emerson at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 19:16:03 UTC 2009

> I'm also familiar with nvidia-settings I've just never messed with
> overscan.
> I'll try this when I get home.
> I'm also seeing the following in the dmesg on the backend:
> [  128.035461] hdpvr 1-4:1.0: untested firmware version 0xf, the
> driver might not work
> [  128.333099] hdpvr 1-4:1.0: device now attached to /dev/video0
> I assumed I had the latest firmware since my HD-PVR purchase was 1
> week ago. Message threads seem to indicate that this message appears
> if your firmware is too recent. Does anyone know what version 0xf
> equates to and if I need to find a Windows machine to upgrade the
> firmware on my HD-PVR with? The only windows machine in my house my
> partner's laptop running Vista. Is Vista even a supported OS for the
> firmware update or do I need to temporarily load XP on a spare
> machine?
> Mr. Walker:

I purchased my HD-PVR from Newegg about 2 months ago and it also came with
0xf firmware. I updated it using the enclosed CD and Haupaugge's web site.
 It is now recognized by dmesg as 0x12 so I believe you are not using the
most recent firmware.

-- Ken E.
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