[mythtv-users] Can't capture using PVR250
tom at 1337consulting.net
Tue Mar 30 13:39:25 EST 2004
This was the first thing I found and tried, I think the standard t/s at
this point has been pretty well covered. My system in particular had no
problems and currently exhibits no other issues. ivtv simply fails to
function as it did before without exhibiting any behavior different from
a working system - other than the fact that you cannot read from
I did upgrade firmware to the version posted here:
Anyone else using this version? The first time I installed MythTV, I
bypassed that part (never installed any version of firmware) and didn't
seem to have any trouble.
dmesg reports everything correctly, video is indeed /dev/video0, I think
most of the posts have mentioned that reloading the ivtv driver has no
In fact, to be sure I didn't fry my card I verified it works in windows,
then after a full power-off (unplugged and hit power to drain caps), 30
second rest, reboot into linux and unload/reload that driver as many
times as I want with no effect whatsoever.
These appear to all be via based boards unless I'm mistaken. Does anyone
out there with an intel board, a pvr-x50, and the latest atrpms ivtv
driver having any problems?
Also, I did have to install via 4-in-1 to get windows land happy - are
there issues regarding via chips and the ivtv modules in linux as well?
On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 12:09, Thomas Börkel wrote:
> Shawn Flynn wrote:
> > Thanks for the response Howard. Any other ideas? Anyone?
> rmmod ivtv
> modprobe ivtv
> Sometimes the cards get not initialized correctly.
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