[mythtv-users] pcHDV3000 stop working, and x server exit crash on upgrade to 0.19 trunk
john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Fri May 26 05:23:40 UTC 2006
On 5/25/06, Brad Templeton <brad+myth at templetons.com> wrote:
> Well, I had not upgraded for a while, and decided to switch to the latest
> svn trunk. Having a few issues, thought I would see if anybody else
> has had them.
> 1) Worst issue -- the pchdtv 3000 card in the master server is no longer
> working. It's acting like there is no signal, but if I do
> "mplayer /dev/video32" I can see the video just fine and signal is
> good. Myth reports 0% signal in live tv mode, recordings don't record
> a file, but nor do they abort. I am using the same drivers and
> 2.6.9 kernel as I did before, not DVB. I will perhaps go to the 2.6.15
> kernel and dvb, but that's a bunch of work (redo hard fought nvidia, redo
> chanel mappings etc.)
> 2) On the slave server, pretty much identical in config, when mythtvfrontend
> terminates, the X server crashes, with minimal diagnostics.
> "Fatal server error: Caught signal 11. Server aborting
> Any attempt to terminate myth causes this, including ctrl^C on
> the terminal session that invoked frontend. Nothing else has changed
> but the myth upgrade. I do not have the exit option to take the
> system down.
> 3) Minimalist-wide is oddly acting worse than a year ago. All images
> vanish if you move over them. Somtimes it puts the x server in
> another strange mood, looking like 8 bit colour, but if you switch
> the focus to another window the colours look ok. I switched to
> mythcenter-wide though I have not yet figured how to customize
> list colours in it. this is thus pretty minor.
> Any thoughts? I re ran mythtv-setup but did not yet destroy and
> recreate the atsc card.
> The pvr250 in the slave server is working fine.
The DVB drivers for the pcHDTV HD-3000 have been rock solid, and
support in MythTV for DVB just seems to be getting better and better.
I would recommend moving over.
Problems #2 and #3 completely baffle me.
John Sturgeon <><
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