[mythtv-users] Newbie Help with Mythbuntu 11.10 - Can't see TV after setup
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Dec 28 03:33:00 UTC 2011
On 12/27/2011 03:01 PM, john wrote:
> Have set up PC with fresh install of mythbuntu 11.10
> Kernel: 3.0.0-14-generic
> Intel Core 2 6420 @ 2.13 GHz
> 2GB Ram
> 2GB Swap space
> Tuner CCA: Hauppauge 2250
> Graphics CCA: PNY GeForced GT 520 (NVIDIA proprietary drivers
> installed); 1024 video ram
> Have gone through installation and setup (2 or 3 times actually) and
> cannot get any TV out of the frontend.
> Have installed firmware.
> Have verified the CCA works using "azap" and "mplayer
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0" (picture looks great).
> Have found that "mplayer /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0" does NOT work.
> In the backend setup under the "Capture card setup"
> Card Type: DVB DTV capture card (v3.x)
> DVB Device number only gives me the choice of
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0 or /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0
> Have not been able to determine how to change this to something else
> (like dvr0).
You want /dev/dvb/adapter#/frontend0
> When I select TV in the frontend, all that happens is that a "Please
> wait" screen pops up (so fast I didn't even notice it a couple of times)
> and then the screen returns to the normal front end view.
> Not being any sort of computer guru, I'm lost as how to proceed. Would
> really appreciate some suggestions.
You'll need to post the mythbackend logs (not mythfrontend logs), which
say why it's failing to record the show/start Live TV.
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