[mythtv-users] Asus A7V8X-X and Hauppague 500 PVR compatablilty - just looking for a possible answer
stephen at g6dzj.demon.co.uk
Mon Feb 6 23:02:50 UTC 2006
On Monday 06 Feb 2006 22:43, Jan Ophey wrote:
> Stephen Kitchener schrieb:
> > Hi List,
> > I have just returned my 3rd Hauppauge 500 MCE Card, they all had the same
> > fault, one (The same tuner on each), not working at all.
> > A thought has occurred, could it be that the motherboard is itself making
> > the PVR card non-functional, ie the act of actually using the card in the
> > mobo, kills one tuner, I guess that this is a really remote possibility
> > but I thought that I would ask the question, especially if there are
> > users on mythtv using the same motherboard/PVR card combination.
> I use 2 PVR350 on an ASUS A7V800 Mainboard with a Pentium4 Prescott
> 3.2GHz CPU.
> If I enable Hyperthreading in the BIOS the PVRs start to go bad after
> about 3-5 minutes (even with Windows + latest Hauppauge-drivers)
> Seems like DMA transfers are really weird on this board.
> I disabled Hyperthreading and the box now stays up for up to 3 weeks
> with no problem at all.
> maybe you are running into a similar issue.
I don't think so - the one channel is immediately dead and when I return it to
the suppliers its still broken, so the breakage is permanent,
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