[mythtv] PVR-350 Hardware detection

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jul 18 15:27:36 UTC 2007

On 07/18/2007 05:42 AM, Matthew Wire wrote:
> Following on from the mail about Xbox hardware which I will be attempting
> to make a detection patch for, I'd also like to detect the presence of a
> pvr-350 card since there are a number of settings specific to this card.
> Browsing the web suggests that lspci -v should always contain the
> following strings when the pvr-350 is present:
> Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC15 MPEG-2
> Encoder (rev 01)
> Subsystem: Hauppauge computer works Inc. WinTV PVR-350

As a former user of a PVR-350, I'm pretty sure there's more to it than
that (i.e. the string is not always so nicely specific).  I highly
recommend asking on the appropriate ivtv list as they've already done
the work of determining how to autodetect the card type...

> If you have a pvr-350 card could you send me the section of lspci -v that
> relates to your card.

Sorry.  Again, former user.


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