[mythtv-users] PCR-250 Sound Issues

Jim Oltman cnliberal at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 05:16:40 UTC 2005


After you mentioned the --device=/dev/video1, I remembered that I did
do that cuz the output was crazy.  So why would I need msp3400?  I
thought that was for a different card (not PVR-*50)?


On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 22:12:50 -0700, Mr. Myth <mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:
> I am no expert here....
> 
> >recording that you turn up REALLY loud between songs.  You can hear
> >that same staticy noise behind the audio for the TV show (Dukes of
> >Hazzard if you must know :-)~ ).  The thing is, the "static" isn't
> >constant, but only when there is sound coming from the show.  If no
> >one is talking, no cars jumping etc, there is no static.  I am REALLY
> >hoping there isn't anything wrong with the card.  The backend
> >originally had the 350 in it, then I added the 250 a couple weeks
> >later.  In the setup of it, I ran the commands from Jarod's website:
> >
> ># /usr/bin/ivtvctl -u 0x3000
> ># /usr/bin/ivtvctl -p 4
> ># /usr/bin/ivtvctl -f width=720,height=480
> >
> >
> >
> This only effects the first card.  You probably want something like
> 
> /usr/bin/ivtvctl -u 0x3000 -d /dev/video0
> /usr/bin/ivtvctl -p 4 -d /dev/video0
> /usr/bin/ivtvctl -f width=720,height=480 -d /dev/video0
> 
> /usr/bin/ivtvctl -u 0x3000 -d /dev/video1
> /usr/bin/ivtvctl -p 4 -d /dev/video1
> /usr/bin/ivtvctl -f width=720,height=480 -d /dev/video1
> 
> 
> >Is there anything else I should have done?  I setup the tuner in
> >modprobe.conf to be:
> >
> >options ivtv tuner=47,50
> >
> >
> >
> 
> With the recent 0.2.x drivers you should remove that line and let it
> auto detect your tuners.
> 
> So you should have something like:
> # ivtv modules setup
> alias char-major-81 videodev
> alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> alias char-major-81-1 ivtv
> alias tveeprom tveeprom-ivtv
> alias msp3400 msp3400-ivtv
> 
> Assuming you are using atrpms.
> 
> Michael
> 
>


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