[mythtv-users] How to configure a HVR-1300 for analog TV
t_w_ at freenet.de
Sat Mar 31 10:32:28 UTC 2012
On 03/28/2012 11:04 PM, Tony Sauri wrote:
> Now the final piece to keep in mind is that there is only 1 tuner on the card
> that is shared by both /dev/video0 and /dev/video1 (and by the DVB-T device
> too). So obviously the tuner is single threaded and you should not try to
> use it in two devices at the same time.
> So yes you should consider he /dev/video0 and /dev/video1 devices as
> completely independant.
> I would of thought that all cable suppliers would have gone to encrypted
> streams requiring a STB by now.
That's basically the reason I go with analogue at all, as I'm not OK
with those business practices.
> This may mean some interference / signal degradation introduced by the
> splitter ... you may have to eventually replace the splitter with an
> amplified splitter.
Thanks, will investigate later.
> On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 08:14, Nick Rout wrote:
>> forget video0, you really don't want the uncompressed video.
> I fully agree with this and think you should delete the /dev/video0 card
I tried unloading the kernel module, but c88_blackbird requires cx8800.
After deleting the V4L card entry, I tried configuring the IVTV device
as video0, but that makes myth-frontend die on trying to watch-tv.
Now with nothing about the drivers changed, a single IVTV capture card
configured in the backend at video1, watch-tv does work, somewhat!
That is, the initial channel does work, with reasonable picture quality
and audio, but:
- the audio stream is down-sampled somehow (as if it was played back
with a too slow rate, only that the tempo seemed right).
- channel switching does not work. if i try via arrow keys up/down,
enter, the screen goes black and the frontend freezes, until it is
restarted sometime later
Any ideas on that?
Many thanks for clearing up matters to this point!
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