[mythtv-users] Red bt8x8 capture?
blefevre at ida.net
Wed Nov 10 05:19:03 UTC 2004
nate s wrote:
> Good to know, my bttv was doing the same (before I broke down and
> bought a 250 -- unrelated problems)
> On Tue, 09 Nov 2004 14:37:47 -0800, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
>>Jonathan Markevich 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
>>It's come up many times and was the result of a bug in the
>>bttv driver for about a year. It was fixed a couple months ago
>>and the fix is included in the current video4linux snapshots
>>at bytesex.org or with linux version 2.6.9.
Dang! If I knew that I wouldn't have hacked my own myth source to fix
it. I just made it reset the card (actaully swap inputs back and forth)
when it turned on. The problem is I upgrade myth more often then bttv!
So I had to remember to fix the problem every time.
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