[mythtv-users] pvr150 and channel changes not working on live TV
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Dec 26 20:09:32 UTC 2011
On 12/25/2011 09:00 AM, John Nissley wrote:
> I realize that live tv is something that the devs are not that
> interested in and I am not either, however, my wife still likes to flip
> mindlessly between channels most nights and she only knows the analog
> channels we are still getting from our cable provider. I have tried to
> set up recordings for her to watch of the shows that she mindlessly
> flips between but that has not worked.
> I am running Fedora 15 and am able to set up my pvr150 fine and when I
> initially select the pvr150 the video displays fine and the sound is
> fine. When I try to change channels I get about 30 seconds of the
> screen freezing and then the frontend comes back with video frame
> buffering failed too many times. This is a card that has worked
> flawlessly for me in the past and according to the wiki's I have been
> reading the ivtv cards like the pvr150 should just work now with nothing
> special needing to be done.
> Can anyone please help me with this issue? By the way my hdpvr and hdhr
> tuners change channels fine.
You might try re-installing the ivtv-firmware package just to ensure
that it is set up.
Then check the tuning standard being used: us-cable etc...
But the fact that it tunes once but not again *is* weird and points to
something wrong in the channel setup eg not hardware specific.
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