[mythtv-users] Black screen when using "pvr-350decoder/tv-out"option

John Harvey john.p.harvey at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 6 02:43:28 EDT 2005


Check the kernel messages file /var/log/messages for errors.
It comes from the write call returning EINVAL.
I'm assuming you checked the setup settings as well?

John

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Oscar Curero
> Sent: 06 July 2005 00:25
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Black screen when using "pvr-350decoder/tv-
> out"option
> 
> El Martes, 5 de Julio de 2005 21:05, John Harvey escribió:
> > Yes
> > 2005-07-05 20:45:48.125 Realtime priority would require SUID as root.
> >
> > > Writing to videodev: Invalid argument <-------------------------------
> -
> > > PROBLEM
> >
> > Is your problem.
> > This means it can't write to the decoder device you have specified in
> the
> > 350 configuration.
> > This is done in the setup .... section where you ticked the box to
> enable
> > 350 output.
> > Make sure that it says use
> >
> > /dev/video16
> > And that /dev/video16 exists and is a device not a file and is writeable
> by
> > the user running mythfrontend.
> 
> /dev/video16 perm:
> 
> crwxrwxrwx  1 mythtv video 81, 16 Jul  1 22:23 /dev/video16
> 
> If I could know what's the invalid argument then I would fix it...
> >
> > John
> 
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