[mythtv-users] format_to_mode() does not recognize V4L1
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon May 16 00:58:49 UTC 2011
On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Grymoire <mythtv at grymoire.com> wrote:
> New member here. I've been struggling for weeks trying to get MythTV running.
> tvtime works. (I haven't tackled the audio yet)
> Mythtv does not.
> Motherboard: Asus P7H57D-M EVO
> CPU: Intel Core i3-550
> Graphics: EVGA GT430
> Hardware: Hauppauge pvr-950Q
> OS: Ubuntu 11.04
> Kernel: 2.6.38-8-server
> Video source: Analog cable (US)
> (with some digital channels) But I'm trying to get just the analog working at this time.
> I'm using the Mythtv software from that distribution.
> 2011-05-01 10:10:52.985 mythbackend version: branches/release-0-23-fixes  www.mythtv.org
Kernel 2.6.38 removed V4L1 support. MythTV requires it. Ubuntu is
shipping mythtv packages with an as-yet-unreviewed-by-Myth-devs patch
which is intended to allow compiling with V4L support, but appears to
have a number of issues. You seem to have run into one of them. The
log message implies that something has been missed in the Mythbuntu
The mythbuntu/ubuntu folks may be able to assist in fixing their patch
(and thus, make it more likely for Myth devs to apply it without as
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