[mythtv-users] Myth problem or HDPVR probmem?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 22:13:19 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Dan Armbrust <
> daniel.armbrust.list at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Let me just say that comparing apples (MythTV 0.23 on distro X, version
>> > Y, with kernel Z and V4L/DVB subsystem A and drivers B) and oranges
>> > (MythTV 0.24 on distro X, version Y', with kernel Z' and V4L/DVB
>> > subsystem A' and drivers B') does not imply that MythTV 0.24 is to
>> > blame.  If you change anything in addition to changing MythTV, ...
>> Well, not to wish bad things to Mike... but I hope that you do start
>> having this problem.  Maybe then we can get some help on fixing it.
>> :)
>> I don't know where the problem lies, DVB driver changes, or mythTV
>> changes.  But the fact is that mythTV is very unreliable in the
>> current Mythbuntu packaging.  And my configuration worked just fine
>> until my last update.  I have seen the problem on both of my cards, so
>> I doubt it is a hardware failure of a card.  Could be pci bus, I
>> suppose, but I highly doubt that this many people are encountering
>> hardware failures at the same time.
> There is more than circumstantial evidence that V4L/DVB has some pretty
> substantial issues in current Ubuntu and derivatives.  Mike is unlikely to
> have the issue as he rolls his own distro.  While I'm sure there are
> exceptions, many MANY of the people reporting this issue tend to be using
> *buntu.

Hence this thread presumably

It may pay for *buntu readers to subscribe to that thread and read the
results occasionally, and of course contribute their wn experiences.
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