Log in Register FAQ Memberlist Search pcHDTV Forum Index
pcHDTV Forum

pcHDTV Forum Index
Search found 9 matches
What type of hardware do I need?
PostForum: Building home entertainment systems in linux   Posted: Tue May 13, 2008 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: What type of hardware do I need?
rjp
 
Replies: 5
Views: 7140




One common method is to get a mother board with onboard nVidia graphics. I know that the nVidia 6150 graphics chip works great.

Be careful if you go this route, though. I have an XFX nForce 630i mo ...
Do you have a working HD-5500 configuration?
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2008 5:40 am   Subject: Do you have a working HD-5500 configuration?
rjp
 
Replies: 16
Views: 19358




I have two cards in an Ubuntu Gutsy installation with MythTV 0.21 from the backports archive.

Added to /etc/modprobe.d/options:

options dvb_core dvb_shutdown_timeout=0

Added to /etc/modprobe. ...
recording (backend) system requirements
PostForum: General pcHDTV topics   Posted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:52 am   Subject: recording (backend) system requirements
rjp
 
Replies: 6
Views: 7013




If you're only recording digital signals, the C7 should be just fine - but commercial flagging jobs will be slow. If you're recording analog channels, I'm not sure how well the C7 would handle it. An ...
Sound on analog portion of the 5500
PostForum: General Topics   Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2008 11:50 am   Subject: Sound on analog portion of the 5500
rjp
 
Replies: 2
Views: 8856




You can actually get the sound directly, as long as the cx88_alsa module is loaded. If it is, the analog section's sound output will be available (typically as /dev/dsp1). Take a look at /proc/asound/ ...
Kernel messages w/garbled NTSC audio and skipped frames
PostForum: Driver Issues   Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 6:46 pm   Subject: Kernel messages w/garbled NTSC audio and skipped frames
rjp
 
Replies: 2
Views: 4855




I've found that the garble/skip problem does not necessarily occur when switching from digital to NTSC - it can occur when switching between cards in analog mode (while watching live TV).

When I ge ...
pcHDTV-5500 Reliable Analog NTSC Problems: Mythbuntu (Gutsy)
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 8:21 pm   Subject: pcHDTV-5500 Reliable Analog NTSC Problems: Mythbuntu (Gutsy)
rjp
 
Replies: 12
Views: 11012




Nope. Evil or Very Mad

It's entirely random - I can start up the front end, go to "Watch TV", and I hit the first HD-5500 in digital mode. Everything's nice. Then I hit C, and the NTSC may or may ...
pcHDTV-5500 Reliable Analog NTSC Problems: Mythbuntu (Gutsy)
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:16 am   Subject: GAAAAAAAAAH!
rjp
 
Replies: 12
Views: 11012




it's working very smoothly now. No more garbled sound or video on analog channels, on either tuner.

Looks like I spoke too soon. Evil or Very Mad It's a real crapshoot - sometimes NTSC recordings come in per ...
Some HD-5500 questions
PostForum: General Topics   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:36 am   Subject: Some HD-5500 questions
rjp
 
Replies: 2
Views: 8338




Whether or not Comcast provides QAM channels no doubt depends on your location. In my area (southwest Chicago suburbs), the local over-the-air channels are unencrypted, and my HD-5500 picks them up ju ...
pcHDTV-5500 Reliable Analog NTSC Problems: Mythbuntu (Gutsy)
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:57 am   Subject: pcHDTV-5500 Reliable Analog NTSC Problems: Mythbuntu (Gutsy)
rjp
 
Replies: 12
Views: 11012




I tried using the updated v4l-dvb drivers, and they indeed fixed the problem switching between digital and analog. Unfortunately, the new drivers also hosed my Hauppauge WinTV card (just a basic bt878 ...
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
  


Powered by phpBB © 2001-2003 phpBB Group
Theme created by Vjacheslav Trushkin