[mythtv-users] HELP!!! Sound lost from all but HDTV shows.
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Oct 5 16:21:13 UTC 2007
On 10/05/2007 10:13 AM, Marc wrote:
> I moved the HDD's to the other machine that I had, exact same mobo, and it
> would not detect the onboard network card, it installed the drivers but it
> would not see it, weird..
> I moved the HDD's back to the other system but the OS would not boot. One
> kernel would fail to load any drivers, the other would hang with a kernel
> I said screw it and started reinstalling gentoo on it only to have the nic
> on this one decide to vanish.. Rebooting only solved the nic issue for a few
> mins before it does it again. And eventually it went away completely and
> would not work even after a reboot.
> Put the drives back in the second system and the nic is working now.. But I
> have to reinstall.
> I'm not in a rush because I have a backend system with all my cards in it
> doing the recordings. It may just be old hardware as I built the frontend
> system 3 years ago.
> My frontend is based off of an FIC Condor. I built 2 at the time I got them,
> one for a gaming rig and one for my myth system. When I upgraded my gamer I
> kept the old one around just in case I ran into any issues with the
> frontend. Hopefully I can get the system working again off the 2nd system,
> otherwise I need to build a new one and I'm not prepared for that
> financially at the moment.
I've seen issues like this (where the NIC fails to init) due to
bad/insufficient power from the power supply. For some reason, on my
equipment, it always seems to be the NIC that's affected first.
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