[mythtv-users] green video from cat /dev/video0

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sat Mar 13 17:23:14 UTC 2010

James Pifer wrote:
> I'm trying to split my video storage from my OS and data to see if it
> fixes my bad video problems on some recordings. I installed a new
> smaller drive for the OS. I figured I'd also upgrade everything. I
> installed CentOS 5.4 and installed all the packages for myth. Imported
> my database, etc, etc. I also installed the latest ivtv packages. 
> When I cat test videos all I'm getting in the resulting video is a green
> picture. I've compared my modprobe.conf with my old one and it looks
> good. The /dev/video? devices appear to be there. ivtv modules appear to
> be loaded. 
> I have a PVR150/250/350. 
> myth recording do not work, which is why I started testing. 
> Any suggestions?
Dodgy cable or connector somewhere? Sounds more like a physical problem than a 
software one.


Mike Perkins

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