[mythtv-users] vertical lines from pvr-500

Scot L. Harris webid at cfl.rr.com
Thu Sep 15 00:17:14 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 19:18, Tim Hamer wrote:
> Garry Cook wrote:
> > On 9/14/05, *Scot L. Harris* <webid at cfl.rr.com 
> > <mailto:webid at cfl.rr.com>> wrote:
> > 
> >     On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 16:18, Tim Hamer wrote:
> > 
> >      >
> >      > try the newest unstable drivers from the ivtv site. they might
> >     not work
> >      > perfectly though, so you might have to try a couple versions.
> >     i've been
> >      > using .3.7d for a while now with no problems.
> > 
> > 
> >     Thanks for yours and Garry Cook's response.
> > 
> >     It looks like I have 0.3.7k from ATRPMS.  Should I try an older version?
> > 
> >     At least I know this has worked.  Just need to figure out what level of
> >     sacrifice I need to make to get it to work.  :)
> > 
> >  
> > I wouldn't recommend going with older drivers, unless you had it working 
> > and upgraded, which broke things, then you might want to roll back. The 
> > version numbers increment for a reason, things should be getting better 
> > with each new version.
> > The only reason that I mentioned my old driver version was because I 
> > seem to answer the question 'Is the PVR500 working for anyone' a few 
> > times a week. Each time I say something like 'with drivers from about 2 
> > months ago', which probably isn't very helpful, so I just wanted to post 
> > the actual driver version before someone called me on it.
> >
> 
> yeah, the newest drivers should be fine. my problem was with using the 
> rpms. i guess some people get them to work with 150/500s but i couldnt.

Will check out the drivers on sourceforge.  Maybe that will work. 
Either that or I will have to sacrifice larger animals the machine.  And
here I thought the days of making sacrifices to the SCSI chain were
over.  :)





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