[mythtv-users] OT: Signal-to-noise ratio
mythtv at cox.net
Sat Aug 30 17:46:59 UTC 2008
Allen Edwards wrote:
> The other thing to check is the ground connections. If for some
> reason you didn't get a good ground connection on one of the
> connectors, either on the connection you made or on what you are
> connecting to, that will also turn your cable into an antenna.
> If there is any way you can disconnect the cable or the feed from the
> cable company you might be able to connect an analog TV up to your
> cable and see if you have a strong signal there. Of course, you
> should have no signal at all if you terminate the end of the cable.
> You can take a barrel connector and put a normal size paper clip in
> the center conductor and wrap it in aluminum foil to terminate the
> end. It would be ideal if you could disconnect at the pole, but as
> far away from your TV set will at least tell you about that part of
> the cable.
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Thank you for all those that responded. I now suspect this is an issue
with the Linux kernel. I reverted back to 2.6.18 and everything started
working smoothly again. When I use 2.6.23 all my issues return.
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