[linux-dvb] Problems (bug?) with Hauppauge Nova T 500

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Mon Jun 16 09:32:27 CEST 2008


On Monday 16 June 2008 00:12:47 Michael Cree wrote:
> On 8/06/2008, at 9:34 PM, Michael Cree wrote:
> > I am getting 'I2C read failed' and 'ep 0 read error' errors with
> > a Hauppauge Nova T 500 PCI card.
> >
> > This is running on a Compaq Alpha XP1000 workstation. It has a
> > 667Mhz Alpha EV67 cpu.  Running Debian Lenny.
>
> I should've also state that the Hauppauge card was in one of the
> secondary PCI slots, behind a bridge.  Shifting the card to one of
> the primary PCI slots solved the problems reported above.  I now
> can tune and stream from the card.
>
> There, not that "scary" as the only responder suggested.
>
> A new problem arose - mplayer would report that the video stream is
> MPEG2 and proceed to multitudes of decoding errors.   Somewhere a
> lie had occurred; it is MPEG4 with H.264 encoding on the
> terrestrial transmission in NZ.    Updating dvb-utils to latest in
> mercurial has fixed that problem and I now can get video and audio
> streams from the hauppauge card.
>

add the pmt pid to the stream and mplayer will decode correctly 



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