[mythtv-users] Adding a second PVR-250

Jon Kunze jon99ut at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 12:59:41 EDT 2004


Ok. I know I updated the kernel when I went through the guide, and
changed Grub to boot that kernel. I believe that I might have
downloaded another kernel when I attempted to update the ivtv drivers.
Is there any way to remove the extra kernels that are showing up in
grub? (There are about 5-6 boot selections when I get to the boot
loader).

On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 07:23:47 -0400, Bryan Ware <bryan at hb-computers.com> wrote:
> What is sounds like, you installed the new kernel but it wasn't running
> when you went throught the rest of the guide. That shouldn't be a
> problem, but Axel's kernel is already setup for Myth. I would suggest
> that you go back to the point in the guide where you install the kernel
> and go from there. You will have to get the correct kernel modules for
> the new kernel. Also, when you get to the ivtv part, make sure you
> change the source.list file to at-bleeding since you need the 10pre ivtv
> drivers.
> 
> Bryan
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 00:13, Jon Kunze wrote:
> > I did use Jarod's guide to setup my myth box, but this was done at the
> > beginning of June if that makes a difference.
> >
> > I changed the boot to the following kernel:
> >
> > Fedora Core (2.4.22-1.2197.nptl_51.rhfc1.at
> >
> > When I goot to this kernel, just about all of the drivers and such
> > that I configured with Jarod's quide will not load, as well as X
> > cannot be run. Do I need to go back through and build the Ethernet and
> > video drivers? This started after my initial attempt to update my ivtv
> > driver (at the very beginning of this poblem). Honestly, I could give
> > you ssh access if it would help :D I'm definately aching to get this
> > up and running again :D I miss my recordings. Let me know what the
> > next step is.
> >
> > On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 20:17:09 -0400, Bryan Ware <bryan at hb-computers.com> wrote:
> > > I see you are running a stock kernel, I thought you installed this via
> > > Jarod's guide, If so, you need to edit /boot/grub/grub.conf and set it
> > > to boot the .at kernel. Will probably be the first one. Also, when you
> > > got the ivtv drivers, did you select the kernel modules for your kernel?
> > >
> > > Let em know.
> > > Bryan
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 18:33, Jon Kunze wrote:
> > > > It's there:
> > > >
> > > > [root at localhost mythtv]# locate ivtv.o
> > > > /lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2199.nptl/updates/drivers/media/video/ivtv.o
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 13:48:05 -0400, Bryan Ware <bryan at hb-computers.com> wrote:
> > > > > Well, the modprobe tells us that it cannot load the ivtv modules.
> > > > > do a 'locate ivtv.o' and see if that returns a hit. should look
> > > > > something like this:
> > > > >
> > > > > /lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2197.nptl_51.rhfc1.at/updates/drivers/media/video/ivtv.o
> > > > >
> > > > > Bryan
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 12:16, Jon Kunze wrote:
> > > > > > Ok guys, here is the output of the modprobe, it wouldn't show up
> > > > > > before starting the backend, or after:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > [root at localhost mythtv]# /sbin/modprobe ivtv
> > > > > > modprobe: Can't locate module ivtv
> > > > > >
> > > > > > And here is the output of the rpm -qa | grep ivtv:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > [root at localhost mythtv]# rpm -qa | grep ivtv
> > > > > > perl-Video-ivtv-0.12-5.1.rhfc1.at
> > > > > > ivtv-0.1.10-41_pre2_ck104f.rhfc1.at
> > > > > > ivtv-firmware-2.02.023-3.at
> > > > > > kernel-module-ivtv-2.4.22-1.2199.nptl-0.1.10-41_pre2_ck104f.rhfc1.at
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Also Jarod, I added that line you told me to for the second card, but
> > > > > > I want to make sure I put it in an ok place. I placed it on the next
> > > > > > line after the "alias char-major-81-0 ivtv"
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 18:07:47 -0400, Bryan Ware <bryan at hb-computers.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > Don't wipe it out, we will get it going.. As a side thought, run the
> > > > > > > following to make sure the 10pre ivtv drivers are installed, 'rpm -qa |
> > > > > > > grep ivtv'. Also, what is the output from the modprobe that Jarod
> > > > > > > requested.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Bryan
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > On Sun, 2004-08-29 at 16:33, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > > > > > > > On Sunday 29 August 2004 12:22, Jon Kunze wrote:
> > > > > > > > > Ok, the results of "/sbin/lsmod" are:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > [root at localhost mythtv]# /sbin/lsmod
> > > > > > > > > Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P
> > > > > > > > > ide-cd                 34176   0  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > cdrom                  34048   0  (autoclean) [ide-cd]
> > > > > > > > > snd-mixer-oss          15864   0  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > lirc_serial             8992   1  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > snd-intel8x0           24332   0  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > snd-ac97-codec         66396   0  (autoclean) [snd-intel8x0]
> > > > > > > > > snd-mpu401-uart         5280   0  (autoclean) [snd-intel8x0]
> > > > > > > > > snd-rawmidi            18080   0  (autoclean) [snd-mpu401-uart]
> > > > > > > > > snd-seq-device          5960   0  (autoclean) [snd-rawmidi]
> > > > > > > > > snd-pcm                83584   0  (autoclean) [snd-intel8x0]
> > > > > > > > > snd-timer              19588   0  (autoclean) [snd-pcm]
> > > > > > > > > snd-page-alloc          8728   0  (autoclean) [snd-intel8x0 snd-pcm]
> > > > > > > > > gameport                3380   0  (autoclean) [snd-intel8x0]
> > > > > > > > > snd                    47492   0  (autoclean) [snd-mixer-oss
> > > > > > > > > snd-intel8x0 snd-ac97-codec snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device
> > > > > > > > > snd-pcm snd-timer]
> > > > > > > > > soundcore               6500   1  (autoclean) [snd]
> > > > > > > > > parport_pc             18468   1  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > lp                      8356   0  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > parport                36800   1  (autoclean) [parport_pc lp]
> > > > > > > > > autofs                 12052   0  (autoclean) (unused)
> > > > > > > > > smbfs                  42320   3  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > nvnet                  30144   1
> > > > > > > > > floppy                 56380   0  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > sg                     34828   0  (autoclean) (unused)
> > > > > > > > > scsi_mod              109384   1  (autoclean) [sg]
> > > > > > > > > xfs                   611292   1  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > keybdev                 2656   0  (unused)
> > > > > > > > > hid                    23652   0  (unused)
> > > > > > > > > ehci-hcd               19784   0  (unused)
> > > > > > > > > usb-ohci               21192   0  (unused)
> > > > > > > > > usbcore                77984   1  [hid ehci-hcd usb-ohci]
> > > > > > > > > mousedev                5236   2  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > input                   5824   0  (autoclean) [keybdev hid mousedev]
> > > > > > > > > nvidia-1.0-4363      1668296   4  (autoclean)
> > > > > > > > > ext3                   88712   2
> > > > > > > > > jbd                    51304   2  [ext3]
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Hm... No ivtv module in there... Have you run:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > modprobe ivtv
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > With all that in there? Try another /sbin/lsmod after running that (but first,
> > > > > > > > add the line for the second card as detailed below).
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Also, here is my modules.conf file as you requested in an earlier email:
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > path[toplevel]=/lib/modules/`uname -r`/updates
> > > > > > > > > # default path
> > > > > > > > > path[toplevel]=/lib/modules/`uname -r`
> > > > > > > > [snip]
> > > > > > > > > # ivtv modules setup
> > > > > > > > > alias char-major-81 videodev
> > > > > > > > > alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> > > > > > > > > options ivtv ivtv_debug=1 mpg_buffers=90
> > > > > > > > > options tuner type=2 # NTSC tuner
> > > > > > > > > options msp3400 once=1 simple=1
> > > > > > > > > add below ivtv msp3400 saa7115 tuner
> > > > > > > > > add above ivtv lirc_serial
> > > > > > > > [snip]
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > For the second ivtv card, you should add:
> > > > > > > > alias char-major-81-1 ivtv
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > If you would like any more information just let me know. Hoepfully
> > > > > > > > > we're real close to figuring this out, because I'm on the verge of
> > > > > > > > > wiping the machine clean and starting over with Jarod's Guide again. I
> > > > > > > > > just hate to lost some of the recordings I have on the machine now.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Don't wipe the machine. There's nothing that isn't recoverable without a clean
> > > > > > > > installation (except maybe a terribly horked rpm database). Even if you do,
> > > > > > > > save your database and your recordings directory, and you'll still have
> > > > > > > > access to all your recordings. I've moved my master capture backend from a
> > > > > > > > machine running FC1 to a completely different machine running FC2 without
> > > > > > > > losing a thing, because I brought over the database and recordings directory.
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > Bryan Ware <bryan at hb-computers.com>
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
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