[mythtv-users] Newbie progresses - but still not quite there!

Richie Jarvis richie at helkit.com
Thu Dec 23 10:47:39 UTC 2004

Daniel Howell wrote:

> But there's NO /dev/dvb folder or subfolders/devices whatsoever. Now a 
> quick scoure of Google shows tonnes of people having this problem, so 
> I ran the MAKEDEV-DVB.sh script which duly creates them. But running 
> the dvb-util package's dvbscan, it can't open 
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0 (or any of the other 3 if I try the 
> command-line param to force it to other devices).

Hi Daniel,

Have a look at my Conexant based Nova-T guide - it explains how to setup 
the /dev devices with FC3 and your new kernel:


The section you want is called 'preparing udev' near the bottom.



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