[mythtv-users] resurecting mythtv
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed May 25 17:37:45 UTC 2005
On 5/25/05, Jim Bauer <jfbauer at comcast.net> wrote:
> I had a disk fail in my mythtv box, so I am string to reinstall everything.
> This also gave me an excuse to do some upgrades.
> I have a PVR350 and a GeForce MX440.
> linux 2.6.11
> mythtv 0.18 (backend and frontend all on one box)
> ivtv 0.2.0-rc3j
> - I installed debian testing. Upgraded to unstable.
> - Installed the latest kernel and the ivtv driver.
> - I was able (via dd) to get video so show up on
> the TV (using the PVR's output).
> - I got mythtv installed, and mythfilldatabase to run.
> The program guide has stuff in it.
> - I have not yet configured X for the TV display.
> I went through all the mythtv-setup stuff and the setup in mythfronted,
> but I cannot watch live TV. When I try, I just get the following
> errors in the /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log file. They just keep
> repeating till I stop the backend.
Have you got your sound system installed properly (ALSA/OSS) and are
you using appropriate values for playback and mixer settings in
frontend setup? The 350 card doesnt require a soundcard for capture,
but if MythTV can't use the sound setup this may cause it to fail.
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