[mythtv-users] More FC2 MythTV problems...
1canuck2 at sympatico.ca
Sat Sep 4 00:12:08 EDT 2004
So, week two of trying to get my MythTV box complete draws to a close and its
still not working...
Here's what I have done so far:
MythTV itself is working fine, the guide works, I can listen to music, use
MythWeb and MythWeather, however, I still cannot watch TV.
Some of my troubleshooting steps are outlined here:
cat /dev/video0 > first_capture.mpg, then mplayer first_capture.mpg works, so
I know the PVR-250 is working.
Many instructoins sight some variation of having to enter the command:
but this command fails on my machine. I get this error:
FATAL: Error inserting ivtv_fb (/lib/modules/2.6.8-1.521smp/extra/ivtv-fb.ko):
Operation not permitted
Other than that, everything else is good. I run Myth with a combination of
these command in modprobe.conf:
alias char-major-81 videodev
alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
and these commands in rc.local:
modprobe tuner type=8
modprobe msp3400 once=1 simpler=1 simple=0
ivtvctl -u 0x3000
ivtvctl -p 4
ivtvctl -f width=720,height=480
ivtvctl -v input=3,output=1
When I try to Watch TV in Myth, the backend gives me this error:
2004-09-03 23:01:55 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
Won't work with the streaming interface, falling back
VIDOCGMBUF:: Invalid argument
And the frontend gives me this over and over again until I kill it:
QSocketDevice::writeBlock: Invalid socket
2004-09-03 23:02:13 Error writing stringlist
Remote encoder not responding.
I am not sure if the Myth errors are related to my inability to run the
ivtv_fb command as I can't find much about it.
I have checked the perms on the buffer file (ringbuf1.nuv) and buffer folder
and all is good.
I did discover an error in mysqld startup:
Cannot initialize InnoDB as 'innodb_data_file_path' is not set.
040903 0:46:13 InnoDB: Out of memory in additional memory pool.
InnoDB: InnoDB will start allocating memory from the OS.
InnoDB: You may get better performance if you configure a bigger
InnoDB: value in the MySQL my.cnf file for
But I fixed it by adding:
set-variable = innodb_additional_mem_pool_size=10M
to the my.cnf
I am grasping at straws here and have run out of ideas. Any help would be
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