[mythtv-users] Re: Could I have damaged my PVR 150 with the IVTV
joh.becker at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 11:15:33 UTC 2005
My 350 card died quite shortly after I got it. I was still in the
setup phase and got thrown into a similar situation where the thing
did not work and was wondering whether I broke something. But it was
RMAd without problems and runs fine since then.
On 4/26/05, Jason Werpy <jwwerpy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/25/05, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 02:01:02PM -0400, Bradley Hennon wrote:
> > > I recently bought a PVR150. I installed the IVTV Drivers and the card
> > > seemed to be working. Without cable or antenna hooked up i would get
> > > static and static noise. I could pause and rewind the static so i went
> > > ahead with the myth install/setup.
> > >
> > > After a couple of reboots, i wanted to try it once more before moving
> > > it to where my TV is and i got 2 seconds of static then it locked up
> > > and after a few seconds of staring at a locked up screen, I was
> > > returned to a Myth error screen "There was a problem with the video
> > > input..."
> > >
> > > After the error and a reboot i no longer had a "video0" in /dev/ . I
> > > reloaded the drivers and got video0 back but the same thing happened
> > > when i tested it.
> > >
> > > I took out the card and put it in a windows XP machine and NO new
> > > hardware was detected and nothing in the bios or device manager.
> > >
> > > my question is - Could i have physically damaged the card by using the
> > > "testing" IVTV Drivers? I dont think i have ever seen drivers damage a
> > > peice of hardware but is it possible?
> > Quite impossible in this case. Post your lspci output with the card
> > plugged in possibly another known-to-work slot. Otherwise file an RMA
> > and get a replacement card.
> > P.S. Very OT for mythtv, why not use the ivtv lists?
> > --
> > Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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> I don't think its that off-topic. I am contemplating getting a
> PVR-150 for my box and am interested in this kind of post. If there
> are quality problems with the 150 I'd like to know and I watch this
> list much more than I do the ivtv one. Hey my 250 is working fine, I
> don't need that list right now, although I have a feeling I will need
> it when I upgrade my box to FC3.
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