[mythtv] PVR-350 Hardware detection

Alan Hourihane alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Wed Jul 18 15:55:50 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 10:42 +0100, 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
> If you have a pvr-350 card could you send me the section of lspci -v that
> relates to your card.

When the ivtv driver is loaded, you can do this...

bash# v4l2-ctl -D -d /dev/video0

Driver info:
        Driver name   : ivtv
        Card type     : Hauppauge WinTV PVR-350
        Bus info      : 0000:00:14.0
        Driver version: 2563
        Capabilities  : 0x010700F3
                Video Capture
                Video Output
                VBI Capture
                VBI Output
                Sliced VBI Capture
                Sliced VBI Output


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