Thanks Kenneth and Mike!
I think I'm just out of luck.... I installed windows on the PC (I
still have an acute allergy because of windows :P ), and using windows
drivers I was able to get only noise :( (ie, no signal at all)..... my
other two capture cards worked just fine on windows (and are working
pretty much fine on Linux): HVR-950Q and PVR-150.
so...maybe my hvr-1800 is faulty :( .
Unfortunately, I'm in Venezuela, and at best I have 1 open QAM channel
from the cable company (+ ~20 audio channels, that I can't tune with
my cards... odd)... our government went with ISDB-T (pretty much in
line with the rest of south america, but...)... so, for now, I need
analog support (and on a distant future: ISDB-T, but I don't know what
way will the cable company take, make they'll use QAM).
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 12:29 AM, Mike <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On 18 May 2012 00:48, Kenneth Emerson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM, Jose Ildefonso Camargo Tolosa
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Yes, I know this card is reported to NOT work with mythtv, but I was
>>> just wondering if anybody has been able to make it work with tvtime at
>>> least. I got one recently, but I was unable to even get to watch
>>> anything there....
>>> So, if anybody has a 1800 at least partially working (I just got a
>>> black screen), please tell me:
>>> 1. What kernel version are you using?
>>> 2. md5sum of the two firmware files.
>> I have been using the 1800 for several years so my memory is a bit hazy on
>> how I originally set it up. I only use it for ATSC.. Others have tried
>> getting the NTSC to work and failed. Also, I'm in the USA. I kind of
>> remember having to use the mercurial drivers to start with, but I believe
>> support for this board is now in the kernel. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
>> 32 bit.(2.6.32). I do have two v4l-cx23885 firmware files in my
>> /lib/firmware directory but am not sure if they are still used or not:
>> a9f8f5d901a7fb42f552e1ee6384f3bb */lib/firmware/v4l-cx23885-avcore-01.fw
>> a9f8f5d901a7fb42f552e1ee6384f3bb */lib/firmware/v4l-cx23885-enc.fw
>> Hope this helps.
>> Your welcome
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
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> I am using that capture card.
> I had real headaches with my original U10.04 installation. I vaguely
> recall trying to find drivers for the 1800 when I attempted to use
> Mythbuntu. I used Ubuntu Desktop and had no problems with MythTV
> finding this card.
> I too am in North America and use ATSC.
> MythTV Config/Issues: http://yabbdt.blogspot.ca/2011/02/mythtv_08.html
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