[mythtv-users] PVR350 TVOUT
larry.howe at comjet.com
Tue Jan 19 00:53:19 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 11:15 +0000, Ian Armstrong wrote:
> On Monday 18 January 2010, Larry Howe wrote:
> > When i do modprobe ivtvfb I get
> > [ 131.174891] ivtvfb0: Framebuffer at 0xf5510000, mapped to 0xf9f90000,
> > size 1665k
> > [ 131.288087] ivtvfb0: Framebuffer registered on ivtv0
> > so I guess it is on fb0. If I try to play back a video I get
> > 2010-01-17 23:48:26.516 TV: StartPlayer(0, Watching WatchingPreRecorded,
> > main) -- begin
> > 2010-01-17 23:48:26.993 IVD: ivtv version 1.4.1
> > 2010-01-17 23:48:26.994 IVD Error: Failed to locate framebuffer
> > Did you load the ivtv-fb Linux kernel module?
> > 2010-01-17 23:48:26.994 VideoOutput, Error: Not compiled with any
> > useable video output method.
> > 2010-01-17 23:48:26.994 NVP(0), Error: Couldn't create VideoOutput
> > instance. Exiting..
> > 2010-01-17 23:48:26.994 Unable to initialize video.
> > Is mythtv looking for an earlier version of ivtv (ivtv-fb instead of
> > ivtvfb)? Should I downgrade ivtv?
> Myth couldn't open the framebuffer device. Check the permissions for /dev/fb?
> Don't know if it varies between different Ubuntu versions, but on my current
> install you need to be a member of the video group to access it.
That actually seemed to fix it. I did
sudo chmod 777 /dev/fb0
sudo chmod 777 /dev/fb1
and now it works. Funny because all the /dev/video? devices still have
the same permissions as before but it never complained about them...aha,
maybe it is only *reading* the other ones???
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