[mythtv-users] No video devices in /dev

Andrew Plumb aplumb at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 18:59:43 UTC 2004

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 08:33:36 -0800, David Rees <drees at greenhydrant.com> wrote:
> John L wrote, On 12/20/2004 8:00 AM:
> > Yes, that is the issue. Thank you.
> > In my rc.local I have included modprobe to load ivtv.
> > I didn't need to do this extra step when I build my FC2 box?
> > Why wouldn't they be loading?
> > Isn't including them in modprobe.conf supposed to load them?
> It has to do with the switch to udev for handling device creation.  I'm
> not sure myself how to get udev to automatically load devices properly
> like it did in FC2 and previous versions of FC, but for now I've added
> the appropriate modprobe lines to the /etc/init.d/ scripts for lircd and
> mythbackend under the start section to load lirc modules and ivtv
> modules respectively.
> Anyone know how to make it work like it used to?

Hi Dave,

Don't know why, but here's one general module loading reference I
noticed in the latest LFS manual:




If you don't know what to do, do something.

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