[mythtv-users] Cannot watch LiveTV
msulli1355 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 20:45:21 UTC 2011
On 10/27/11 15:01, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 10/27/2011 14:38, Michael Sullivan wrote:
>> 2011-10-27 13:32:00.773 Expiring 25 MBytes for 1002 @ Thu Oct 27
>> 13:00:00 2011 => Knitting Daily "Whimsical Knits"
>> 2011-10-27 13:32:00.774 autoexpire: Expiring Program: Expiring 25 MBytes
>> for 1002 @ Thu Oct 27 13:00:00 2011 => Knitting Daily "Whimsical Knits"
> The fact that there was 25MB of video to expire suggests everything was
> working on your backend. The problem seems to be a failure to start
> playback on your frontend.
>> *********************** WARNING ***********************
>> ivtv drivers prior to 0.10.0 can cause lockups when
>> reading VBI. Drivers between 0.10.5 and 1.0.3+ do not
>> properly capture VBI data on PVR-250 and PVR-350 cards.
>> The card type I have set in mythtv-setup is IVTV MPEG-2 encoder. This
>> seems strange as the output above seems to recommend against
> IVTV drivers prior to 1.0 were numbered against the kernel they were
> designed to work with. 0.4 (where I started using them) ran against the
> 2.6.14 kernel. 0.6 against 2.6.16. 0.10 against 2.6.20. The IVTV
> drivers ceased to exist entirely some time in the mid 2.6.2x range, as
> they were integrated into the vanilla kernel.
> This error is only a warning for when you have enabled VBI (closed
> captioning), and it only matters when you are using a positively ancient
> kernel. Even the RHEL/CentOS users have moved beyond previous 2.6.18
> used for their previous release. I would expect a Gentoo user to be
> using something in the 2.6.3x range, even with a year and a half old
> version of MythTV.
>> [ebuild R ] media-tv/mythtv-0.23.1_p27077 USE="alsa css dbus mmx
>> perl python tiff (-altivec) -autostart -debug -directv -dvb -faad -fftw
>> -ieee1394 -jack -lcd -lirc -pulseaudio -vdpau -xvmc" VIDEO_CARDS="via
>> -nvidia" 0 kB
> Some odd choices here. You have an HVR-1950, but you are compiling
> without DVB support. That means you won't be able to record digital
> broadcasts on that tuner. You are compiling with with 'via', but not
> 'xvmc'. The old low power VIA systems were pretty much worthless
> without XvMC, and of limited worth with it. Most people have long since
> written them off and upgraded. What hardware are you trying to run this on?
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I am rebuilding Mythtv with the xvmc and dvb flags turned on. I don't
know much about hardware or use flags, but those use flags were the ones
that worked on my old Mythtv installation with the PVR-250 card. I'm
running a 2.6.39-r3 kernel.
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