[mythtv-users] Garbled Closed captions with PVR-350

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Oct 29 04:11:58 UTC 2007

On 10/28/2007 11:08 PM, George Mari wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
>> Pankaj Chavan wrote:
>>> Well, there is only a little bit of ghosting and snow.
>>>  Moreover, dbx-401 shows perfect captions as well. 
>>> Moreover, zvbi-ntsc-cc -c -d /dev/vbi1 (on PVR-350 vbi
>>> device) shows perfect captions as well, hence my
>>> suspicion that MythTV decoding is broken.
>> Hmmm... Mine works great, with 150s. I'm not sure if 150s and 350s
>> behave differently or not in this regard.
> Just as a datapoint, my PVR-350 displays closed captioning just fine. 
> Capture is from a DirecTV settop box via S-Video.
> I am running ivtv 10.something - whatever is now part of the kernel.
> MythTV version is 0.20.2 from atrpms on FC6.

And works great for me with PVR-250's (and used to use a PVR-350).  I
vote for misconfigured Myth/ivtv.  Unfortunately, I don't know how
specifically it may be misconfigured.


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