[pvrusb2] Hello; and empty files problem....
isely at isely.net
Sun Mar 11 01:31:15 CST 2007
On Sat, 10 Mar 2007, Rod Smith wrote:
> On Saturday 03 March 2007 23:39, Mike Isely wrote:
> > On Thu, 1 Mar 2007, Rod Smith wrote:
> > >
> > > I recently purchased a Hauppauge WinTV PVR-USB2 for use with MythTV. For
> > > the most part, the device is working fine (and thanks to Mike Isely for
> > > the driver!); however, ocasionally it runs into a problem.
> > > Thereafter, MythTV records 0-length files, for both the current and
> > > subsequent recordings;
> > The in-kernel 2.6.20 pvrusb2 driver is fairly old. There have been some
> > stability fixes since then. Those fixes are already on their way into a
> > 2.6.20.y kernel release but you might want to try building the
> > most current standalone driver and see if that helps the situation.
> FWIW, I've done just this; I downloaded the 20070227 package and built it a
> few days ago. Since then, I've had no problems with the device becoming
> mysteriously unavailable. I have seen one "encoder appears to be stuck"
> message, but it wasn't accompanied by any other weirdness.
OK, an interesting datapoint. Thanks for checking it out.
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