[mythtv-users] livetv crash

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 08:10:34 UTC 2005


On 6/16/05, Dave <linux-lists at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> Can anybody tell me what this error is that I get when trying to watch live
> tv.
> All I get is snow and even that freeze's
> 
> 2005-06-16 21:42:13.489 Using protocol version 15
> 2005-06-16 21:42:13.649 Using protocol version 15
> 2005-06-16 21:42:14.151 Disable DPMS
> 2005-06-16 21:42:16.658 Opening audio device '/dev/dsp'.
> 2005-06-16 21:42:16.658 Opening OSS audio device '/dev/dsp'.
> 2005-06-16 21:42:16.823 Using XV port 69
> 2005-06-16 21:42:18.414 Using realtime priority.
> 2005-06-16 21:42:18.482 Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> 2005-06-16 21:42:18.587 Video timing method: RTC
> 2005-06-16 21:42:20.534 prebuffering pause
> 2005-06-16 21:42:38.485 ReadStringList timeout (quick).
> Remote encoder not responding.

Are you sure your capture card is working properly (modules, channel
setup in MythTV)? Can you record programs successfully using the
scheduler? If neither works, it points to your capture card. If just
live tv fails, it's more likely video card related.

Nick


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