[mythtv-users] Anybody using analog "soft encoder" tuners under 0.24 ?

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Tue Apr 5 21:00:25 UTC 2011

On 11-04-05 04:58 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
> Are you running mythtv-0.24?
> Are you still using an old-school analog card with software encoding?
> Does it successfully and reliably change channels on request in LiveTV ?
> This used to work for me here, back on mythtv-0.22 and an older system install,
> but now changing LiveTV channels gets hung up, eventually times out,
> and either kills mythfrontend completely or bops me back to the menu.
> So.. I'm wondering if it actually still works at all for anyone else?
> I am trying this with a PVR-250 card, in a pure OTA/NTSC setup.
> Nor does my (hardware encoder) ConvertX tuner.

Uhh.. pardon those two stray lines above, they shouldn't be there. :)
I meant to say:

  I am trying this with an HVR-950Q in a pure OTA/NTSC setup.

> The only working analog tuner I have is the ultra-reliable standby: PVR-250
> which is a hardware encoding card.  Though even this one does crash the front-end
> from time to time during LiveTV channel changes.
> Just looking for clues before I spend time fixing this.
> Thanks
> -ml
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