[mythtv-users] Testing ivtv driver gives no output

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Aug 2 18:50:53 EDT 2004


Scott Simpson wrote:

>KnoppMyth 4v4.1, Hauppage 350
>(Sorry, I already posted to ivtv list and got no response).
>
>I am trying to get ivtv working. I added the test_image=1 line to the
>saa7127 module and I get the vertical color bars on my screen. However, when
>I reload the saa7127 module without test_image and then "test_ioctl -u
>0x3000 -p 4" (I'm using my TV cable in the coax) and then "cat /dev/video >
>test.mpg" I get a zero length file. /dev/video is linked to  /dev/video0.
>How can I debug this? Thank you.
>
>  
>
http://ivtv.writeme.ch/tiki-index.php?page=TvOutHowto

Start at the top and work your way through everything exactly as shown 
(only modifying options for your particular card), and it will work.

Mike


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