[mythtv-users] Upgrade Suggestions - currently on myth 0.21 with PVR150, 250, 350
jep at obrien-pifer.com
Sun Jul 3 18:55:37 UTC 2011
> In regards to your possible hardware problems, I would be VERY
> suspicious of the Hauppauge PVR-350 card you have. I had the PVR-350
> in one MythTV system and experienced random lockups, video corruption,
> etc. After I took the PVR-350 out of the system, all was well! As it
> turns out, there are known DMA bugs with certain Hauppauge cards (mine
> was one of them -- I don't remember which specific cards were
> affected, but I'm sure you could find this on the IVTV website and/or
> in the IVTV mailing list). The IVTV drivers do their absolute best to
> workaround the DMA bug, but it isn't perfect. There is definitely a
> chance you're experiencing the same issues I did.
Thanks, I will look into this as well!
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