[mythtv-users] Red bt8x8 capture?
mythtv at jonandtina.net
Tue Nov 9 19:27:52 UTC 2004
Russ Dill wrote:
>>Every few captures I do (1 in 5) doesn't work - the picture is EXTREMELY
>>dark with only red making up the picture. If this happens when
>>switching to live TV, I just exit and re-enter, it seems to wake up. If
>>this is on timer, though, it can be a problem. I've missed a few shows
>>because of it. Has anyone else come across that, and found a
>I have this problem as well, although more rarely. I get error
>messages about bttv0 in my kernel logs (don't have them handy). I'm
>not too concerned about it though, since I'm getting a part of wintv
>401's in to replace it.
Exactly, I see messages like that too. Isn't the 401 just another bttv
or V4L card? Wouldn't it make the same problem? Another question is;
has anyone with a PVR-250 noticed this?
>>I have noticed my RAM is barely eking by. I have 256 MB and I get lots
>>of vm messages telling me certain processes have been killed. I've been
>>trying to nuvexport on that box too, and because it takes many hours to
>>export, I'm definitely going to be exporting and recording at the same
>>time. Could that have something to do with it?
>Dunno, probably not though. You should make some swap on that box.
Oh yeah, I do have 256MB swap, I shoulda mentioned that. By default it
never got set up, and you should have seen the crashes then!
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