[mythtv-users] HD3000, Sarge, AMD64 SMP, 0.19 from deb, Could not get card info for card #0! Subtype: Success!
jimvman at comcast.net
Wed May 3 03:36:23 UTC 2006
So what's the best way to test this HD3000 card to see if it is
working? Say you're using the S-Video out from a digital cable box to
Douglas Wagner wrote:
> Basics: The pcHDTV3000 card is considered a DVB card, if you're doing
> anything special to "set the card to DVB-T" Don't. Actaully to access
> it here in the US, I had to use the ATSC Stuff (azap) to get info from
> it...i.e. I believe it's considered DVB-A? Something like that?
> All of that should be irrelivant. You should see a /dev/dvb/adapterX
> in devices and you should be selecting a DVB card type in Myth. BTW,
> the pre-packaged executables for Myth 0.19 work beautifully. Also, in
> some recent kernel (I think the 2.6.15 has them) DVB support for the
> HD3000 card was rolled into the kernel (i'm sure you know this
> already, but that would be the reason why you can't find any info
> anymore about the HD3000 card, it's all "out of the box" supported
> now). 2.6.16 (most recent) kernel seems to be running flawlessly for
> me (albeit it's a Fedora box) and Myth likes the tuner card well enough.
> --Douglas Wagner
> On 5/2/06, * Joe Votour* <joevph at yahoo.com <mailto:joevph at yahoo.com>>
> --- David Cain <sblkMythUser at jimmiedave.com
> <mailto:sblkMythUser at jimmiedave.com>> wrote:
> > I've been trying to get a dual HD3000 backend-only
> > system working since
> > March, and finally gotta buy a vowel. I've built
> > MythTV systems twice
> > before (PVR-350, Ubuntu Hoary, Sarge) but this is
> > the first time with
> > HD3000 cards, and first time with a backend-only
> > machine.
> > I'm using Sarge - the AMD64 unofficial distro, with
> > an SMP setup,
> > kernel 2.6.15 from backports. I'm using the 0.19
> > debs from Christian
> > Marillat's repository, have mastered getting
> > mythtv-setup to connect to
> > X remotely (that is, I don't have X installed on the
> > backend) and am
> > tantilizingly close to getting some TV recorded.
> > MythTV works - except
> > for tuning.
> > I have the pcHDTV tuner cards set up as DVB-T
> > devices. However, the
> > capture card setup page in mythtv-setup says:
> > "Could not get card info for card #0! Subtype:
> > Success"
> > I get the same info for card #1. However, when I
> > switch to a DVB Card
> > Number that I know doesn't exist, I get:
> > "Could not open card #3! Subtype No such
> > file or directory"
> > So I know that MythTV sees SOMETHING there, but is
> > having trouble
> > talking to it.
> > The only messages I see on the list archive are from
> > people using
> > versions 0.17 and 0.18 (and maybe older). Didn't see
> > anything recent
> > (or particularly useful) about this.
> > I previously tried using the pcHDTV card type (which
> > I now hear are
> > mainly for the HD2000 card - gee, somebody should
> > label it as such!),
> > and while the pcHDTV card type would scan channels
> > and get lock onto a
> > number of OTA digital channels near me (Atlanta, GA,
> > USA) it would only
> > record completely black 1080i mpegs.
> > I know the first responses will be "give me more
> > info". Happy to do so.
> > I haven't found anything in backend logs that I
> > thought was revealing,
> > but please, ask away.
> > Any help is appreciated!
> > DC
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> Does the user that you're running mythtv-setup as have
> read/write permissions to the DVB cards?
> I now run a dedicated backend system, and I configured
> it the same way (using X11 forwarding to my frontend).
> Since mythbackend runs as root on my backend, I just
> ran mythtv-setup as root also, that way I didn't have
> to play around with device permissions (which Fedora
> Core happily clobbers when you don't login through the
> -- Joe
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