[mythtv] mythtv binary error

John Tapper mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 09:45:59 -0400

How do I check the version of the bttv driver?  And do I need to recompile my 
kernel to upgrade the bttv driver?

here is the output about bttv from lsmod.

bttv                   71424   0  (autoclean)
videodev                8288   3  (autoclean) [bttv]
i2c-algo-bit            8840   1  (autoclean) [bttv]
i2c-core               19236   0  (autoclean) [tuner tvaudio bttv i2c-algo-

>===== Original Message From Dave Caplinger <dent@cox.net> =====
>On Tue, 2002-10-15 at 07:21, John Tapper wrote:
>> I'm not sure how to find this out.
>> Please inform.
>> On Saturday 12 October 2002 12:15 am, John Tapper wrote:
>> > I am using a GeForce 2 MX 200 or 400 (32 MB with TV out) card and a
>> > Hauppage WinTV capture card.  I thought any card that worked with xawtv
>> > would work with mythtv.  Is this not the case?
>Just FYI, you just described my system :-) so yes this should all work
>together.  It is not the case (yet?) that any card that works with xawtv
>will work for mythtv; the important part is xv support.  However, the
>GeForce 2 MX has this so you should be set (I'm assuming you downloaded
>the linux drivers for the GeForce card from NVidia's site).
>If you're having problems with your WinTV card, I'd definitely recommend
>upgradding your bttv driver to 0.8.something and rebuilding your kernel
>from source.  I'm running debian unstable and to do this I needed to go
>get the "real" linux kernel source from kernel.org rather than using the
>kernel-source-whatever.deb file available via apt-get.
>Hope somet of this helps...
>- Dave

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