[mythtv-users] Almost there.. PVR 350 w/ X TV OUT Problem.
mythtv at isl.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sun Apr 11 16:47:39 EDT 2004
Am So, den 11.04.2004 schrieb rick-myth at perlmonkey.org um 22:27:
> I have been scouring the internet for the last 5 hours or so trying to
> find the solution to my problem. I've got the ivtv drivers setup for my
> PVR 350, and the input and output (via dd if=/dev/video0 of=/dev/video16
> bs=64k) is working beautifully. However when I start X (4.3.0) the
> display on my screen is distorted. It loooks as if it is horizontally
> compressed, and mirrored, vertically the whole image isn't shown (streches
> off screen). I've tried just about every resolution I can think of as
> well as frequency. This is NTSC output, so no PAL options are holding me
> back. I haven't been able to find a single person that has a similar
> problem. Any help is much appreciated.
this sounds like an old problem. Usually you get it if you have any
test_ioctl commands in the chain before you start X.
Try hitting Enter twice after mythtv has started, this usually fixes it.
Or try a dd to /dev/video16, this should fix it as well.
Walkthrough: MythTV on Epia with PVR350 using Debian:
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