[mythtv-users] pcHDTV-5500 Help with NTSC ... please
rcs at malibyte.net
Tue Dec 19 07:39:44 UTC 2006
[rcs at vader: ~]$ lsl /dev/v4l
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 80 Dec 18 11:27 ./
drwxr-xr-x 28 root root 15000 Dec 18 11:27 ../
crw-rw-rw- 1 mythtv video 81, 224 Dec 18 11:27 vbi0
crw-rw-rw- 1 mythtv video 81, 0 Dec 18 11:27 video0
[rcs at vader: ~]$ lsl /dev/dsp*
crw-rw---- 1 mythtv audio 14, 3 Dec 18 11:27 /dev/dsp
crw-rw---- 1 mythtv audio 14, 35 Dec 18 11:27 /dev/dsp2
Jesse Dhillon wrote:
> When you go to the analog options for the card, what is the video device
> listed there? And what is the audio device too? For the first adapter,
> mine are /dev/video0 and /dev/dsp1, also my vbi device is /dev/vbi1.
> Bob Sully wrote:
>> OK, I think this damn thing is going to make me bald pretty soon.
>> I *cannot* get this card to find the NTSC channels in Myth.
>> I have gotten some help with getting the drivers configured correctly
>> the forum at pcHDTV.com.
>> It will scan the digital (QAM-256) channels on the DVB side of the card,
>> but just sits there and does nothing when I tell it to scan in NTSC
>> channels on the v4L side. When I attempt to scan on the analog side, I
>> see this error message in the originating terminal window:
>> Channel(0)::Open(): Can't open video device, error "No such file or
>> There are no permission problems. Both of the devices in /dev/v4l/ have
>> the current user ("mythtv" in this case) as the owner.
>> I have "open DVB on demand" set on.
>> I can watch the NTSC channels with tvtime. They're ugly, but watchable.
>> So, I'm convinced that I have a configuration error SOMEWHERE in my Myth
>> setup, but damned if I can see where.
>> Could someone who has this working please give me a clue as to the
>> configuration in mythtv-setup (and, if necessary, the setup in
>> mythfrontend)? ... It'd definitely be appreciated.
>> Once I get by this problem, I simply need to relabel the QAM-256
>> in the database, and I'm running.
Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA
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