[mythtv-users] Static on
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Dec 31 02:24:25 UTC 2004
On 12/19/2004 05:59 PM, Asciimonster wrote:
> I'm really out of options. So I am asking for some help. If you think
> I'm whining please say so.
Not at all.
> I've got a PVR350 which so far has given my nothing be static (I tried
> both ivtv0.1.9a, from zzz, and 0.2.0rc3b from Chris).
Use one of the 0.2.0 releases or (only if using FC) Axel's
> When I change channels The pattern in the static doesn't change so I
> believe It's not doing anything.
White noise should be white noise, regardless of channel. ;)
> In my Win98 box the card works ok. I've checked the modules.conf, I've
> upgraded the firmware (pvr_188.8.131.5266_inf.zip), I've set the right
> values though ivtvctl (-f width=720,height=576, -p 4, -u 0xff), tried
> the new tuners patch. All with no effect.And oh, and funnily enough in
> ptune-ui.pl the frequency table (europe_west) is not in the table
> (weird). Any ideas?
> Here's a list of my data and stuff:
> From tveeprom:
> ivtv: i2c attach [client=MSP3418W-B3,ok]
> tveeprom: Hauppauge: model = 48139, rev = K257, serial# = 7597097
> tveeprom: tuner = Philips FM1216 ME MK3 (idx = 57, type = 38)
Yours is not one of the new tuners. Both of the new tuners are NTSC.
Yours is type 38--which has been available for quite some time.
Therefore, you do *not* need the tuner patches. If you have already
compiled them, they won't hurt, but don't go off on a tangent because of
the tuner patches, because they are not your problem.
> tveeprom: tuner fmt = PAL(D/K) (eeprom = 0x74, v4l2 = 0x00400e17)
> audio_processor = CS5331 (type = 9)
> ivtv: i2c attach [client=tveeprom,ok]
> From /var/log/messages:
> Dec 14 09:44:43 mythtv last message repeated 3 times
> Dec 14 09:44:43 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder disable output
> Dec 14 09:44:43 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder enable output
> Dec 14 09:44:44 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder disable output
> Dec 14 09:44:44 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder enable output
> Dec 14 09:44:55 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder set picture bright=127
> contrast=63 saturation=63 hue=0
> Dec 14 09:44:55 mythtv last message repeated 3 times
> Dec 14 09:44:55 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder set size
> Dec 14 09:44:55 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder disable output
> Dec 14 09:44:55 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder enable output
> Dec 14 09:45:23 mythtv kernel: saa7115: decoder set picture bright=127
> contrast=63 saturation=63 hue=0
> Dec 14 09:45:23 mythtv last message repeated 3 times
> From modules.conf.local:
> alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
> alias char-major-81 videodev
> alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> alias char-major-81-1 ivtv
If using ivtv-0.2.0-rc, the above is all you need. The options below
will probably cause problems.
> options ivtv ivtv_debug=1 ivtv_std=2 tuner=28,38
> options msp3400 once=0 simpler=1 simple=1
> add below ivtv msp3400 saa7115 saa7127 tuner
Do not preload modules manually. The ivtv driver will take care of
loading all dependent modules for you. Just make sure you load ivtv
with modprobe and *not* with insmod.
> add above ivtv lirc_dev lirc_i2c ivtv-fb
You can keep this, too.
Note that if you take out the options and add below I specified, your
system should almost work, but you'll probably need one other option.
Some--generally French SECAM users--may need to specify
options ivtv tda9887=0
PAL users, may need to specify
options ivtv tda9887=1
Since yours is a PAL/SECAM multiformat tuner, you may need one of these
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