[mythtv-users] SETUP: Problems with video device

Pierre-Olivier Bouchard petecool at vl.videotron.ca
Tue Mar 11 12:57:00 UTC 2003

On Tue, 11 Mar 2003 04:58:20 -0500
David Chappelle <david at codermonkey.com> wrote:

> Red Hat 8
> Hauppauge WinTV-FM
> I'm getting segmentation fault errors trying to start watching live TV.
> When setup ran, XMLTV seemed to kick off ok, then it gave an error
> "Couldn't open /dev/video to probe its inputs."
> Looking at /dev/video, I see it is a directory.  I see the following:
> /dev/video/em8300
> /dev/video/em8300_ma
> /dev/video/em8300_mv
> /dev/video/em8300_sp
> I tried entering /dev/video/em8300 for the video device, no difference.
> I don't know enough about video4linux to troubleshoot this.

Do you have a /dev/video0 ?
If yes try that one.


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