[mythtv-users] Two Nova-T cards?
jules at coredevelopers.net
Wed Nov 23 04:50:53 EST 2005
I have two NOVA-Ts (different chipsets). Individually they both work
fine. When I put them both in together, my signal seemed seriously
degraded and MythTV seemed to get pretty confused (perhaps because it
could not tune the cards) - chaos ensued, myth fell apart, so I took out
one of the cards.
I haven't had the courage or time to try again yet - but this is
something that I shall need to do over the next couple of weeks. If
anyone can give me any pointers I would be very grateful.
The card installed at the moment gives 'Philips Semiconductors SAA7146'
via lspci - the other uses the Connexant chipset. They both seem to be
model '909' (but I thought that different chipset implied different
I'd be interested to know what needed patching in the driver[s]/kernel
and what chipsets other people are running with. Somehow, I can't see
myself getting this working by christmas :-(
Perhaps if we all put our heads together we can figure this one out. The
Philips card is on loan (I was too pessimistic to buy one straight
away!). So I could go pick another Connexant based card if that helped
(only one driver to hack :-) ).
>On 11/22/05, Weston, Toby <toby.weston at misys.com> wrote:
>> Just wondering what people's experiences of using two Nova-T DVB cards
>> UK? I know people have with great success but were there any gotchas?
>> reason I ask is I got my first card running (yey!) and got all flashy
>> threw in the other one, now ... neither work! I'll look into it more but
>> wondered if there was any obvious no-nos?
>> Ps, although I get FE_HAS_LOCK ok from tzap, mplayer doesn't display
>> anything or give me anything meaningful to work from (other than
>> about working on 2 steams(?))
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>>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>Err, it really was as simple as throwing both cards in for me! Sorry,
>but yes a pair of Nova-t cards do definately work. When I got it
>working the drivers needed modifications and I had to hack the kernel,
>I've not dared upgrade to the recent kernel for fear of losing my TV
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