[mythtv-users] Help needed: Getting only static from tuner

Jarod C. Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Fri Feb 20 14:33:45 EST 2004


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On Friday 20 February 2004 10:41, Thomas Börkel wrote:

> My problem is: No matter what I enter for channels, I always get static.
>
> I tried with both cards (1x PVR-250, 1x PVR-350) with the same result.
>
> I also tried xawtv with the same result. xawtv states "inappropriate
> ioctl for device" on startup, but I used those parameters from the guide.

xawtv does not work with any PVR-x50. Ever. Period. Don't try to use it. I 
think I need to make this more obvious in my doc...

> One card has tuner type=28 and one has type=29. I have entered type=29
> in modules.conf.
>
> I live in a PAL-B land.
>
> Please help, I am totally stuck. :-(

Try using ptune.pl to change channels, then use cat and/or mplayer to view 
output.

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