[mythtv-users] PVR350 problems with Myth 0.25.2
ken.mink at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 13:23:33 UTC 2012
On 9/12/12 9:59 AM, Tim Scholl wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Neil Bird <neil at fnxweb.com
> <mailto:neil at fnxweb.com>> wrote:
> Around about 12/09/12 09:56, Dave Pearson typed ...
> This won't be any help to you, but I am experiencing similar
> problems with
> my PVR250's (I've got one in my MBE and one in my SBE). I
> sometimes get a
> flashing stripe about 20% of the height of the screen at the top
> - it's as
> if it's being torn from the image (if that makes any sense).
> OK, time for an AOL moment: me too.
> Except, I have 0.24.x still (with my PVR-350), and I only ever
> use it (the card) for s-video in: it's not configured for TV (and
> wouldn't work now, anyway, as all our analogue channels have been
> turned off).
> Maybe once a month I get a stuffed recording like that (my
> flashing strip *seems* to be a distorted checker board pattern), and
> the problem lasts for the whole recording. I've never noticed it
> run into another (back-to-back) recording, but that situation may
> not have ever occurred.
> I had initially thought it was my satellite box, but I've come to
> believe it's my card (or, at least, PVR-based), and had just thought
> it was starting to go (so I'm going to get a new s-video card for
> the new box I'm building up).
> It hasn't always done it, but I couldn't say it started after a
> Myth update though.
> I'd save your money and hold off on buying a new card. The symptoms I
> is see is either the flashing bar, or the same "(flashing strip that
> *seems* to be a distorted checker board pattern)" that your seeing.
> Tim Scholl
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I am seeing the same problems with my PVR-500. I also have a HVR-2250 in
the same box. It uses the ivtv driver and does not have the problem. The
issues started with the upgrade to 0.25. I'm currently running
MythTV Version : v0.25.2-21-g099533d
MythTV Branch : fixes/0.25
Network Protocol : 72
Library API : 0.25.20120506-1
QT Version : 4.7.2
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