[mythtv-users] a few questions about startup process

Mark Gardner markgard at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 07:06:01 UTC 2004

> I have been following Jarod's guide for setting up my FC3 mythbox.
> I have 1 sort of working, however not 100%.
> First off, I've added the lines:
> # ivtv modules setup
>   alias char-major-81 videodev
>   alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> to my /etc/modprobe.conf file however upon reboot, the ivtv drivers are
> not loaded (at least live tv doesn't work and there is nothing in
> /var/messages to indicate it did load)
> If I run the commands:
> /sbin/depmod -a
> /sbin/modprobe ivtv
> Everything starts working again. What am I missing? I never 'get'
> drivers in linux, but don't the lines added to modprobe.conf say which
> drivers to load?

I'm having the same problem.  Havn't found a solution yet.

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