[linux-dvb] Two cards, one not functioning

Todd Tidwell artist at wildstar.net
Wed Feb 15 00:36:33 CET 2006

I'm simply using the dvb-apps.  I tune one card using azap, and then use
test-dvr...it works fine.  I kill azap and test-dvr and then try the exact
same thing on the second card, it tunes, gets a signal lock, but never
captures any video.  

I'm not trying to even do it simultaneously right now, It's just one at a
time and the first one always works (device 0) and the second one never

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org]
> On Behalf Of William Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 10:15 AM
> To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Two cards, one not functioning
> On Tuesday 14 February 2006 05:39, Todd Tidwell wrote:
> > I recently purchased an pcHDTV3000.  It worked so well for me I
> purchased
> > another.  However, when I put it in, although it can get a lock on
> > stations, it does not seem to be able to capture video.  Being
> > disappointed, I tried an AverMedia a180.  Same problem.
> >
> >
> >
> > It seems that any card I put in can capture video when it is the only
> card
> > in the machine, but if I add a second one of any type there is a
> problem.
> >
> >
> >
> > Is this common or is there something I can do to solve this?
> What software are you using to capture?
> I have two cards and Kaffeine works well with both. As far as I know, it
> is
> the only program that supports having more than one card without having to
> change around the DVB configurations.
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