[mythtv-users] HD-PVR Issues

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 04:41:36 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 7:19 PM, Jeff Wormsley <daworm at comcast.net> wrote:
> I've Googled but can't find any resolutions for this, although I've seen it
> posted about a couple of times.
>
> My HD-PVR doesn't seem to want to record anymore.  Using cat /dev/video0 >
> test.ts, it will capture for about ten seconds and quit.  Under Myth Live
> TV, if I go to a channel only available on the HD-PVT tuner, I get a black
> screen and the frontend is totally locked up (I have to CTRL-ALT-DEL, the go
> to the system monitor and kill the thread).  This is under Ubuntu 9.10.  My
> STB is set to 720P output and I am using SPDIF audio and I change channels
> via firewire, no blasting.
>
> Does anyone remember if there is a resolution for this, or do I need to send
> this one back to Hauppauge?

My first instinct, is that you have USB problems.  Does it help if
unplug all other USB devices?  Does it help to use any of the other
USB ports?  Does it help to use a dedicated USB PCIe card?

John
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