[linux-dvb] DViCO FusionHDTV 5 lite corrupt when PVR-350 is recording, concurrent recording with PVR-500- no problems

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Tue Mar 28 05:17:46 CEST 2006

mrwester wrote:

> The fusion HDTV 5 lite works fine with either or both tuners of the 
> PVR-500, and the most I ever need is 3 tuners, so I've not been 
> worrying about it.  The only reason the PVR-350 is still in the box is 
> because it has the reciever for the remote.   Every once in a while 
> after new versions of IVTV come out or if new kernel upgrade I check 
> to see if it still is funky and, as of this morning, yes it's still 
> giving corrupt video when the PVR-350 is recording, and all OK with 
> the PVR-500.  This is with ivtv 0.4.4 and 2.6.15-1.1833_FC4 kernel.  I 
> agree it seems to be some sort of motherboard thing.  A while back I 
> played a little with PCI latency settings and have a hunch that this 
> may be the problem. Unfortunately, there seem to be some issues with 
> getting some settings to take with the nforce2 motherboard. One can 
> adjust the settings for the card OK, but  IDE latency seems to be 
> stuck at 32, and cannot be adjusted with setpci.   I'll probably play 
> with another motherboard if I get time, or am forced to rebuild this 
> production system...  Thanks for the follow up, if I figure something 
> out, I'll post.

ivtv 0.4.x is meant for kernel 2.6.14 ...  This may have something to do 
with your problem, but I'm not sure.  ivtv 0.5.x is meant to be used 
with kernel 2.6.15, just as the newly released ivtv 0.6.x is meant to be 
used with kernel 2.6.16 ...

The ivtv version numbers do not indicate stability, rather, they 
indicate kernel module dependency.

There is an easy way to install the ivtv drivers using the v4l-dvb 
mercurial tree.  Using this method, you  will be able to build the 
latest ivtv drivers in the same build as the v4l and dvb drivers.

First, remove the old ivtv modules.... I think you can find them in 
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/ivtv


hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb
cd v4l-dvb
make ivtv
make install

I wonder if this will help.

Good Luck,

Michael Krufky

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