[mythtv-users] DVB not supported in kernel - but it is!?

ffrr ffrr at tpg.com.au
Tue Jul 19 03:40:04 EDT 2005


Andrew Hall wrote:

> My problem, is that within 'mythtv-setup', the card setup doesn't find 
> any DVB cards and I get a 'recompile with DVB support' error in the 
> page. V4L seems to find the composite and S-video inputs fine, but the 
> DVB support fails to find the Avermedia card. I'm assuming (maybe 
> wrongly), that Myth should just find the DVB card as device 0 and then 
> I should be able to scan for channels?
>  
> Any help would be most appreciated.
>  
> Thanks,
>  
> Andrew.
>  



Just a possibility, but on my Mandriva 2005LE system, the permissions on 
the DVB devices are set so only root can see them, and I run

chmod 666 /dev/dvb/adapter0/*

automatically in     /etc/rc.d/rc.local
each time I start up.


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