[mythtv-users] Ceton InfiniTV 4 and patches to support it
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Jul 29 15:55:26 UTC 2011
On 29/07/11 15:13, Ronald Frazier wrote:
>> Good to know I'm not alone on the issue of card seating problems. For anyone else reading about Ceton cards, then:
>> I think my mobo is slightly angled away from the back panel so that
>> when you tighten the clamp on the back plates, it pulls the cards
>> slightly out at the far end of the connector.
> I've got the same situation in my system with the motherboard being
> angled, and I've noticed a similar seating issue with my old PVR-500
> PCI (not PCIe) card, but at least that card never seemed to pop out
> enough to break the connection. With the Ceton, I've had it pop out
> just enough that it still received power when I booted up (the light
> on the back would blink like it typically does on bootup), but the
> drivers would never load. This happened right after I removed the
> cablecard, so of course I thought I broke something. Then I put the
> cablecard back in and it still didn't work after 2 reboots, so I was
> thinking OH CRAP!
I hope you're all passing this info back to the manufacturer! Sounds like
substandard manufacturing somewhere.
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