[mythtv-users] Quality of recordings degraded
kyle at kylekelly.com
Wed Jul 7 15:36:55 EDT 2004
John OKeefe wrote:
>I just got my MythTV setup working and it has been up and running for almost
>two days. The recordings have been great so far. Then this morning it
>recorded a show and the quality of the recordings has degraded. This also
>happens in LiveTV. Specifically I am getting some slight noise and some
>transparent blue vertical lines in the picture. I have watched the shows on
>the T.V. without the MythTV box and they look fine so I know it is not the
>signal from that Satellite receiver.
>I was looking at the recording profiles last night but I am pretty sure I
>did not change any settings. Could changing the recording profiles i.e. bit
>rate or recording type affect the recording/LiveTV like I mentioned above?
>Any thoughts on what is causing this?
>Is the box getting to hot and that is affecting the picture? Is that
>something that typically happens? I am not at home right now so I am unable
>to check the box to see if it is hot or not.
>Here are my system specs:
>P4 1.4 Ghz
>120GB Maxtor 7,200 RPM hard drive.
>AC97 On board sound.
>Elite P4VXMS motherboard.
>Thank you for any help in advance!
Its an ivtv problem, you didn't mentioned what version of ivtv you use,
I'll assume 0.1.9 like me, so heres the fix:
test_ioctl -p 3; sleep 5; test_ioctl -p 2
Hope that helps.
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