[mythtv-users] imported nuv choppy and no audio

Paul Fielding paul at fielding.ca
Tue Nov 15 22:27:33 EST 2005


Hmmm... I did some more digging.  Here's what I've found (below):

Looks like I do have ivtvdev running(?) Any thoughts?

Paul

/var/log/XFree86.0.log:
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/ivtvdev_drv.o
(II) Module fbdev: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
        compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 0.1.0
        ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
<snip>
(II) IVTVDEV: driver for framebuffer: fbdev
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 01:00:0
(II) IVTVDEV(0): using /dev/fb1
(II) Running in FRAMEBUFFER Mode
(**) IVTVDEV(0): Depth 24, (**) framebuffer bpp 32
(==) IVTVDEV(0): RGB weight 888
(==) IVTVDEV(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) IVTVDEV(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(II) IVTVDEV(0): Hardware: iTVC15 TV out (vidmem: 2025k)
(**) IVTVDEV(0): Option "fbdev" "/dev/fb1"
(II) IVTVDEV(0): Checking Modes against framebuffer device...
(II) IVTVDEV(0):        mode "720x480" ok
(II) IVTVDEV(0): Checking Modes against monitor...
(--) IVTVDEV(0): Virtual size is 720x480 (pitch 720)
(**) IVTVDEV(0):  Mode "720x480": 34.6 MHz (scaled from 0.0 MHz), 37.2 kHz, 73.9 Hz
(II) IVTVDEV(0): Modeline "720x480"   34.56  720 752 840 928  480 484 488 504 -hsync -vsync
(==) IVTVDEV(0): DPI set to (75, 75)
(II) Loading sub module "fb"
(II) LoadModule: "fb"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libfb.a
(II) Module fb: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
        compiled for 4.3.0.1, module version = 1.0.0
        ABI class: XFree86 ANSI C Emulation, version 0.2
(**) IVTVDEV(0): Using "Shadow Framebuffer"
<snip>
(EE) IVTVDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid argument
(EE) IVTVDEV(0): FBIOPAN_DISPLAY: Invalid argument
(==) IVTVDEV(0): Backing store disabled
(==) RandR enabled
(II) Initializing built-in extension MIT-SHM
(II) Initializing built-in extension XInputExtension
(II) Initializing built-in extension XTEST
(II) Initializing built-in extension XKEYBOARD
(II) Initializing built-in extension LBX
(II) Initializing built-in extension XC-APPGROUP
(II) Initializing built-in extension SECURITY
(II) Initializing built-in extension XINERAMA
(II) Initializing built-in extension XFree86-Bigfont
(II) Initializing built-in extension RENDER
(II) Initializing built-in extension RANDR
<snip>
(EE) IVTVDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid argument
(EE) IVTVDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid argument
(EE) IVTVDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid argument
<snip>


-----------------

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Michael T. Dean 
  To: Discussion about mythtv 
  Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 8:32 AM
  Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] imported nuv choppy and no audio


  Paul Fielding wrote:

  > From what I can tell I'm running ivtv 2.6.13.2-chw-3 .   Is this not 
  > recent enough?

  It's not a kernel module you need.  It's an X driver.

  >   (I'm running Knoppmyth).  Or am I missing something I need to set.  
  > As I mentioned before, straight recording and playback without any 
  > transcoding, through the 350, gives perfect results.  It's the 
  > playback of transcoded material brought over from another box that 
  > giving me a hard time.... *shrug*

  http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/

  Search for:
      PVR-350
      Xv
      John Harvey
      X driver

  in whatever combinations and you'll find plenty of info...

  Mike
     

  >  
  > Paul
  >
  >     ----- Original Message -----
  >     *From:* Michael T. Dean <mailto:mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
  >     *To:* Discussion about mythtv <mailto:mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
  >     *Sent:* Monday, November 14, 2005 11:25 PM
  >     *Subject:* Re: [mythtv-users] imported nuv choppy and no audio
  >
  >     On 11/15/05 00:39, Paul Fielding wrote:
  >
  >     > Further to my last message, I'm starting to suspect that the
  >     problem
  >     > may be in formats and horsepower.   The new box that I'm
  >     importing to
  >     > is a HushPC SP13000 MB.   Could it be that the transcoded nuv files
  >     > I'm importing are, since they've been transcoded, in a format
  >     that the
  >     > PVR 350 cannot use hardware playback for?   I've fixed the audio
  >     now
  >     > (I had a mixer setting set bad).  This tells me that the PVR
  >     card is
  >     > not doing the decoding (?)
  >
  >     Install John Harvey's ivtvdev X driver for the PVR-350.
  >
  >     Mike
  >
  >     > 
  >     > The possible downside to this is that I'm suspecting that the
  >     SP13000
  >     > is not powerful enough to munge out the video if it doesn't have
  >     > hardware decoding to work with.   Could that really be the case?  I
  >     > was under the impression that a ~1Ghz box should be able to do
  >     regular
  >     > playback without much difficulty.... *shrug*....
  >     > 
  >     > paul
  >     > 
  >     >
  >     >     ----- Original Message -----
  >     >     *From:* Paul Fielding <mailto:paul at fielding.ca>
  >     >     *To:* Discussion about mythtv <mailto:mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
  >     >     *Sent:* Monday, November 14, 2005 10:11 PM
  >     >     *Subject:* [mythtv-users] imported nuv choppy and no audio
  >     >
  >     >     So after setting up a new mythtv box, I wanted to import a bunch
  >     >     of recordings from another box.  I used nuvexport to export the
  >     >     nuv files with sql database entries, copied them to the new
  >     >     mythtv, and ran (as root) mysql mythconverg <filename.sql>.
  >     >     
  >     >     The recordings appear in the database and I can play the files.
  >     >     However, are *extremely* choppy and have no audio.
  >     >     
  >     >     The old mythtv box did have auto-transcoding set to reduce the
  >     >     filesize of the recordings to roughly 1GB, while on the new
  >     box I
  >     >     haven't touched any transcoding settings yet.   I'm wondering if
  >     >     this is having an effect, even though I'm not sure why.
  >     >     
  >     >     Any ideas?
  >     >     
  >     >     regards,
  >     >     
  >     >     Paul
  >     >
  >     >    
  >     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
  >     >     _______________________________________________
  >     >     mythtv-users mailing list
  >     >     mythtv-users at mythtv.org <mailto:mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
  >     >     http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
  >     >
  >     >------------------------------------------------------------------------
  >     >
  >     >_______________________________________________
  >     >mythtv-users mailing list
  >     >mythtv-users at mythtv.org
  >     >http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
  >     > 
  >     >
  >
  >     _______________________________________________
  >     mythtv-users mailing list
  >     mythtv-users at mythtv.org <mailto:mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
  >     http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
  >
  >------------------------------------------------------------------------
  >
  >_______________________________________________
  >mythtv-users mailing list
  >mythtv-users at mythtv.org
  >http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
  >  
  >

  _______________________________________________
  mythtv-users mailing list
  mythtv-users at mythtv.org
  http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/attachments/20051115/720ecc16/attachment.htm


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list