[mythtv-users] PVR-500 (MCE?) Firmware

cythrault at gmail.com cythrault at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 19:13:53 EDT 2005


On 7/19/05, John Clabaugh <bubbaslash at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/19/05, cythrault at gmail.com <cythrault at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I wanted to let you know that I prevailed against a PVR-500. :)
> >
> > I had the oh-so-common static / back screen. While Googling about it I
> > found a "bug report" for Jarod's guide filed by Niklas :
> >
> > http://svn.wilsonet.com/projects/mythtvology/ticket/20
> >
> > … which says that the message from the ivtv driver about using the
> > recommended firmware version is "nothing to be worried about". Well,
> > sorry Jarod, it's not. ;)
> >
> > I downloaded the right firmware. I had to shutdown for a minute but
> > after that everything started working like a charm.
> >
> > I don't know if it's a issue with the MCE version of the PVR-500 or
> > certain revisions of the card. Anyhow, here's the output of lspci -vv:
> >  [...]
> 
> Is your tuner PAL or NTSC?  I have a 500MCE version D492 (NTSC) that I
> can't get audio on the second channel.  If you have the same, I'd love
> to know how you got the audio to work.

Doh! I did not take the time to actually check that part. As soon as I
saw thumbnails in MythWeb I declared victory.

I'm in the same boat. No sound on the second "card". Does not look
like a Myth problem though.

-- 
cyth


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