[mythtv-users] Trouble installing ivtv: Can't locate module saa

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sun Aug 29 15:20:59 EDT 2004

On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 07:53:39PM +0200, Asciimonster wrote:
> I've done all the steps in the waeckerlin guide 
> (http://linux.waeckerlin.org/pvr.html), but there is still a problem.
> test_ioctl reports:
> "Failed to open /dev/video0: device does not exist"
> However there is a video0 device present in /dev/
> Also when I do modprobe ivtv it reports:
> "Can't locate module saa, which is required for module ivtv"
> Could somebody break this problem down for me?

What is this, "Bust A Move"?  :-)

Yeah: your /dev/video0 isn't *working*, because the saa driver, which
lives down inside it, isn't being loaded.  ivtv is, I think, supposed
to bring that along with it, so you might have a broken ivtv; where'd
you get it.

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