[mythtv-users] New 0.21 server up, remote frontend built, not viewing programs, files look wrong
myth at dermanouelian.com
Sun Apr 6 03:48:41 UTC 2008
Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 5, 2008 at 4:25 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've built my new 0.21 server today. Shiny new kernel
>> 2.6.24-gentoo-r4 kernel using ivtv-1.0.3-r2. I'm able to capture video
>> to test files correctly using cat /dev/v4l/video0 > test.mpg. (or
>> video1 also) So far so good.
>> The backend came up an hour ago. The server is headless so I
>> shelled in and ran the frontend remotely to set up some recordings.
>> The recordings seemed to execute correctly but when I look in the
>> /video directory the file sizes are too small and they don't play:
> Solved - I had chosen the wrong card type when I set the cards up.
> Switched it to the PVR series and now it works fine on low channels.
> Good audio and video.
> There are two problems I'm currently dealing with:
> 1) I only seem to get audio/video for the low channels. The program
> guide shows all the expected channels and programs but I get nothing
> but snow when I tune in one of those channels in the Line TV section
> or try to record on them.
You're using the wrong frequncy table.
> 2) The general display of text overlays on the screen is really bad
> unless I select progressive from the menu. Unfortunately this setting
> isn't sticking so I have to do this each time I start the frontend.
> Where is the permanent setting for this?
Can you describe "really bad" because if you choose Progressive, you'll
never get deinterlacing like you probably want. This is a work-around
for yor problem, not the fix.
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