[mythtv-users] Poor Reception only when watching Live TV.
Recorded shows are Fine
christopher.mcewan at gmail.com
Wed Nov 10 12:52:53 UTC 2004
You should deffinatly be using a good quality arieal, a portable areil
just wont cut it.
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 22:22:00 +1000, David Whyte <david.whyte at gmail.com> wrote:
> Using a DVB-T I find that when I watch Live TV the picture will often
> break up at quite frequent intervals (every couple of seconds) and the
> sound will squeal. If I simply record the show, and then play it
> back, the recording is pretty much crystal clear.
> The funny thing is I can watch a recording whilst recording another
> show with no problems, which would require the same amount of
> performance from the hardware AFAIK.
> I have a:
> AMD Sempron 2400
> Crappy mobo
> 256MB RAM
> TNT2 64 (32MB RAM) But without HW Acceleration and currently running
> 'nv' drivers (I can't get X running with the latest 'nvidia'
> 1 only AverMedia DVB-T
> When I get the picture breakup and noisey squeals, the backend is
> dumping a load of log messages from the DVB card like:
> Uncorrectable error in packet, dropped.
> Transport Stream Continuity Error PID = 512
> Do you think this is some whacky problem with the lack of graphics
> card beefiness or is it something more sinister?
> PS - Before,I sent this email I had drafted, I managed to get the
> nvidia 6111 drivers installed and running OK with hardware
> acceleration. The picture break up and squeals are much less common
> on Live TV now but they still occur now and again. Can I put this
> down to my crappy portable ariel or is it the performance of the
> Graphics Card?
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