[mythtv-users] SETUP: Problems with video device

Cedar McKay cedarmckay at mac.com
Tue Mar 11 16:16:14 UTC 2003

just for the hell of it try using /dev/video0 as your video device 
rather than /dev/video.


On Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at 01:58  AM, David Chappelle 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.
> XAWTV works fine.
> Possibly unrelated:  I'm getting the following error from setup (mysql 
> error maybe?)
> Session management error: Authentication Rejected, reason : None of 
> the authentication protocols specified are supported and host-based 
> authentication failed
> Running "mythfilldatabase --manual" runs XMLTV and seems to download 
> some guide info, then gives a Segmentation Fault.
> So, it looks like I need to change my config for the video device and 
> possibly fix something with mysql.  Any suggestions?
> Thanks
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