[confirm] - Using DVB-T card freezes DVB-S

Discussion in 'MediaPortal 1.1.0 RC 1 & 2' started by coent, April 17, 2010.

  1. coent

    coent New Member

    Joined:
    April 17, 2010
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Home Country:
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    MediaPortal Version: 1.1.0 RC2 (rev25546)
    MediaPortal Skin: default
    Windows Version: Windows 7 Professional
    CPU Type: Intel Q6600 2.4Ghz
    HDD: Samsung 500GB (x2)
    Memory: 3GB
    Motherboard: Dell Vostro 400
    Video Card: ATI Radeo HD 2600 XT
    Video Card Driver: ATI 8.702.0.0
    Sound Card: on-board HDAD
    Sound Card AC3:
    Sound Card Driver: MS 6.1.7600.16385
    1. TV Card: Hauppauge Nova-DT
    1. TV Card Type: DVB-T
    1. TV Card Driver: Hauppauge 4.3.25080.0
    2. TV Card: TBS 8920
    2. TV Card Type: DVB-S
    2. TV Card Driver: TBS 1.0.5.3
    3. TV Card:
    3. TV Card Type:
    3. TV Card Driver:
    4. TV Card:
    4. TV Card Type:
    4. TV Card Driver:
    MPEG2 Video Codec: MPC (Gabest)
    MPEG2 Audio Codec: MPC - MPA
    h.264 Video Codec: DiVX
    Satelite/CableTV Provider: Astra 28.2°E
    HTPC Case: Vostro 400
    Cooling:
    Power Supply:
    Remote: Hauppage
    TV:
    TV - HTPC Connection: DVI -> HDMI

    Since installing RC2, I've been having persistent and very repeatable problems with my TBS 8920 DVB-S tuner freezing (loss of EPG content, 'no signal' messages ...) once my Hauppauge Nova-T DVB-T tuner is accessed either by live play or scheduled recording. The DVB-S tuner can be unlocked and its EPG content restored by stopping and restarting the MediaPortal TV-Server.



    I'm very new to MediaPortal so can't comment on whether this bug is present in earlier releases and, indeed, it's very possible I've missed some essential bit of configuration. However, this particular hardware combination does function as expected with MS Media Center and DVBdream under Windows and with MythTV under Linux.

    Aside from the above, this new release is proving most impressive. Can't wait for it to go gold!
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide all adverts.
  3. findftp
    • Premium Supporter

    findftp MP Donator

    Joined:
    September 20, 2011
    Messages:
    184
    Likes Received:
    21
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Precision Engineer
    Location:
    Nootdorp
    Ratings:
    +30 / 1
    Home Country:
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Show System Specs
    Hi,

    I can confirm the same happening with my setup.
    When the wife is watching DVB-S2, I can watch any channel on DVB-S2 or DVB-S (on laptop).
    But when I switch to DVB-T, the DVB-S2 freezes.
    When I stop watching on laptop, and DVB-S2 is stopped (loose your timeshift buffer) you can watch DVB-S2 again.

    DVB-S2 card is TBS6981
    DVB-T is USB cheapass ebay stuff.
     
Loading...

Users Viewing Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 0)

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
  • About The Project

    The vision of the MediaPortal project is to create a free open source media centre application, which supports all advanced media centre functions, and is accessible to all Windows users.

    In reaching this goal we are working every day to make sure our software is one of the best.

             

  • Support MediaPortal!

    The team works very hard to make sure the community is running the best HTPC-software. We give away MediaPortal for free but hosting and software is not for us.

    Care to support our work with a few bucks? We'd really appreciate it!