[mythtv-users] Trouble recording B&W movies (old WinTV card)
wseltzer at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 03:11:58 UTC 2005
On 9/24/05, Carl Fongheiser <carlfongheiser at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/24/05, Wendy Seltzer < wseltzer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm capturing analog NTSC with an old WinTV card (Bt 878). It seems to
> > work fine for everything except old black & white movies. Recent attempts to
> > record "Notorious" and "Arsenic and Old Lace" on different days both failed,
> > capturing only broken blocks of video and chyopped audio -- although color
> > lead-ins captured fine. Has anyone else seen a similar problem, or does
> > anyone have suggestions for troubleshooting?
> > Mythfilldatabase is not running during the record. The machine is a P4 3
> > GHz with plenty of disk space and an HD-3000, running current svn.
> Do you have any odd messages in dmesg or the backend log? I regularly
> record B&W movies from Turner Classic Movies and the local community college
> channel on my BT878 card (a KWorld card), and I've never seen anything like
Thanks, but no log messages with -v channel,record,siparser indicate
anything out of the ordinary. My next step is to look at the channel itself,
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