[mythtv-users] Problem with IVTV - video is wrong length
ian at duckland.org
Sun Sep 2 07:19:19 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-09-02 at 00:58 -0600, Steve Meyers wrote:
> I have two video capture cards, a Hauppauge PVR-500 and the PCHDTV-2000.
> I've never had any problems with them before. When I did my latest
> MythTV upgrade, I went to CentOS 5 instead of using Fedora like I have
> in the past, because atrpms.net supports CentOS releases for longer.
Just like me...
> The problem I'm having now is that my IVTV driver is recording shows a
> little funny. For example, a 1-hour recording will show up as 1:08:50
> (+/- a few seconds) when I press the info button while watching it.
> However, it actually is only about 55 minutes long. Commercial skipping
> works fine. When I play from bookmark, it goes to the wrong place, but
> doing the skip rewind (mine is set for 5 sec) puts it back in the
> correct location. If I try to skip forward past the end of the show, it
> just freezes up. Playback keys stop working, but I can still jump back
> to the main menu.
Same thing happened when I had my ivtv problem, along with chipmunked
voices (see previous thread...)
> My PCHDTV records things just fine, and playback is fine. I've tried
> playback on multiple front ends, and get the same symptoms, so I'm
> pretty sure the recordings are just screwy. I'm not sure what options
> to share. I'll give all of the information I can think of.
Only thing I did was remove video4linux and video4linux-devel. I'm just
hoping that this won't break DVB support the next time I go to build
But that's what I'd try...
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