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

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Sat Mar 13 21:11:39 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-03-13 at 17:23 +0000, Mike Perkins wrote:
> 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.

Cards and connections haven't changed, just put in a new hard drive for
the OS. 


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