[mythtv-users] Problem getting AverTVHD A180 going.
kuphal at dls.net
Thu Mar 8 03:01:51 UTC 2007
> On Wednesday 07 March 2007 18:33, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>> mike wrote:
>>> Thanks, Kevin, I attempted to scan channels using every possible
>>> combination of settings. It didn't find any, which is strange on it's
>>> own, unless I don't actually get the Hi-definition I pay for. That may be
>>> something for the landlord to confront. And as for me, new to all this,
>>> not knowing what it "should" do, makes it more difficult to recognize
>>> problems in the setting up of this stuff.
>> I would start by using the dvb utilities for scanning. This will show
>> you if you have channels that Myth can pick up. Also, did you do all
>> the firmware loading steps? Check your /var/log/messages for a note
>> about the firmware loading.
>> Once you can successfully scan channels *outside* of Myth, then it
>> should be no problem inside.
> I'm trying to figure out how to get this firmware by the steps, but I have a
> custom built kernel-188.8.131.52. The steps don't apply, as far as I can tell.
> I sorta thought the driver was the whole point of that, but how could I know.
In the kernel documentation folder for the dvb stuff there should be a
firmware grabbing script. It is pretty much outlined in the A180 page
on the wiki
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