[mythtv-users] PVR-250 records only one channel
tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu May 5 17:29:36 UTC 2005
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Tom Lichti wrote:
>> Nick wrote:
>>> On 5/5/05, Leo Przybylski <przybyls at engr.arizona.edu> wrote:
>>>> I figured out why it would only play for a few seconds. I needed to
>>>> enable libmpeg2 decoding.
>>> Are there any errors in the backend log when you try and change to
>>> another channel? I'd also double check the other channels are setup
>>> correctly (i.e. tuneable numbers) in case this is stopping the 250
>>> card from being able to tune to the other channels.
>> I would also verify that the tuner type is set correctly. I had a
>> similar problem where if I manually set the tuner type, I could see
>> one channel, but that was it. If I let it auto-detect and set the
>> tuner, it works flawlessly.
>> In my modules config I have:
>> options ivtv tuner=-1,-1 debug=1
>> I can probably remove the debug, since everything works.
> As a matter of fact, you can (should) remove the tuner options since the
> default is to autodetect the tuner (and, since -1 is not a valid tuner
> type, -1 tells it to autodetect). If you also remove the debug, you
> should just remove the options line.
Ah, that makes sense. I'll have to try that. Why is it that every
guide/how-to says to force it to type 2? Is the auto-detect stuff fairly
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