[mythtv-users] kworld ATSC 110
tv at wilson.cx
tv at wilson.cx
Fri Aug 11 11:08:01 UTC 2006
No matter how I configure the Myth frontend; DVB, MPEG2, etc. or change
the device to /dev/dvb/adapter0/* The message is always 'can't open the
The only one that does appear to be avle to open the device, is
2006-08-10 21:25:03.369 TVRec(1): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
2006-08-10 21:25:03.424 Channel(/dev/video0) Error: SetInputAndFormat(0,
while setting format (v4l v2)
eno: Invalid argument (22)
2006-08-10 21:25:03.452 Channel(/dev/video0): SetInputAndFormat(0, ATSC)
Setting video mode with v4l version 1 worked
VIDIOCGMBUF:: Invalid argument
strange error flushing buffer ...
2006-08-10 21:25:24.087 TVRec(1): Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None
2006-08-10 21:25:24.094 Finished recording Unknown: channel 1009
> On 8/10/06, tv at wilson.cx <tv at wilson.cx> wrote:
>> Hi ....
>> Is there an echo in here?
>> Beyond Darren;s suggetions, there does seem to be much happinging here,
>> so I'll update my self with the hope it helps soomeone in the future.
>> OK - I am able to lock on to the feed via azap, as per my note below.
>> Now I can actually see video via mplayer;
>> mplayer /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0 -cache 8192 -framedrop -nosound -vo x11
>> But I can't get myth to see, or scan via, the card. Part of what is
>> confusing is all the different device names and the modprobe command
>> i.e. remove foo; modprobe -r foo --ignore-remove foo
>> That would translate to remove, and remove, but don't ???? I realize
>> that's an entirely different debate...
>> dmesg reports video0, vbi using v4l.
>> azap reports using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and
>> myth doesn't seem to be able to use any of them or any variation of
>> What card type and device should I be using in Myth? I think I've tried
>> every variation possible, to no avail.
>> The Wiki for this card is not really helpful. It basically say install
>> the latest v4l, but nothing about how to config it in Myth.
>> Somebody throw me a bone?
> The only bone I can offer doesn't apply to this card, but generally to
> any HDTV card that I've read about in linux. They work better with
> DVB devices, so configure it as a DVB device. What does myth tell you
> when you try to configure a DVB device? What's the actual message on
> the screen?
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