[mythtv-users] Fedora 16 - ivtv - no signal?!
leamas.alec at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 20:50:37 UTC 2012
On 03/14/2012 09:43 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 8:48 AM, Alec Leamas<leamas.alec at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I have used tvtime as a test tool earlier, but it also refuses to play,
>>>> presenting an error about an inappropriate ioctl.
>>> tvtime will not work with a PVR
>>> "The ivtv driver supports cards that provide high quality MPEG2
>>> encoded video. This cards are ideal for PVR systems. However, tvtime
>>> has no MPEG2 decoding capabilities or audio playback code, and
>>> therefore cannot be used to watch live TV from these cards."
>> Must be some misunderstanding here... This not a PVR, it's a ivtv pci
>> card. And tvtime worked on Fedora 15 with this card last time I tried.
>> But thanks anyway,
> you said "Hauppage 350 pci", I assumed an Hauppauge PVR-350, which is
> exaclty as you describe, a "ivtv pci card".
> If not, exactly what ARE you referring to?
Oops, it should be PVR-150. It provides exactly what tvtime needs: a
One important aspect: all this worked fine on Fedora 15, before the F16
update. This applies to mythtv as well as tvtime, possibly also vlc's
capture device options.
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