[mythtv-users] Can't see my tuner card?

Batshua bat Yehonatan batshua at gmail.com
Sun May 13 19:25:19 UTC 2012


Okay, so update: I tried it in a different slot; it's definitely seated
properly and as far as I can tell, it's not being seen by the BIOS or
lspci. I have a friend who's willing to let me try it out in his computer,
so that'll be the next step.

Thanks for the handholding!

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 5:24 PM, Batshua bat Yehonatan <batshua at gmail.com>wrote:

> Okay, on next reboot, I'll look around.
>
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Zarthan South <zarthan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Batshua bat Yehonatan <batshua at gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> Uh, yeah, my computer doesn't do that. Is there a verbose setting I need
>>> to invoke?
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 4:53 PM, Zarthan South <zarthan at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 3:28 PM, Batshua bat Yehonatan <
>>>> batshua at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Actually, I'm looking at "Onboard Devices Configuration", which seems
>>>>> to list stuff including my wireless card. It's not there. Does that sound
>>>>> like the right place to be looking?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Batshua bat Yehonatan <
>>>>> batshua at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm not sure where I should be looking in the BIOS. Where might it be
>>>>>> hiding? I'm checking every tab, but maybe I don't know what I'm looking at?
>>>>>> I hate this new BIOS. :/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 5:04 AM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk
>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Batshua bat Yehonatan wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  I have an WinTV HVR 1250.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> It is a relatively new card; I bought it to replace an older one
>>>>>>>> that got damaged in transit.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> My new computer (rebuilt almost entirely from scratch) can't see it
>>>>>>>> in lspci.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Can you try the card in another machine ?
>>>>>>> Have you another card you can try in that slot ?
>>>>>>> Does it show in any BIOS screens during boot ?
>>>>>>> Does anything change if you swap cards around slots within the same
>>>>>>> machine ?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> These ought to track down whether it's a card problem, or a machine
>>>>>>> problem, or some combination. I think (though could be wrong) that devices
>>>>>>> should show up with lspci even if there are no drivers loaded for them, but
>>>>>>> just in case it is a software/driver (though the 1250 is hardly what you
>>>>>>> could call bleeding edge) issue :
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If you boot from an up to date (for example) Knoppix disk, does it
>>>>>>> show up ?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Simon Hobson
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The suggestion wasn't about looking in the BIOS setup but watching
>>>> for the card during the computer boot up as the BIOS initializes things
>>>> like RAM and hard disks etc.
>>>>
>>>>
>> In the BIOS setup there is usually something under boot options like
>> Quiet or Silent.
>>
>>
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