[mythtv-users] PVR350 TvOut test pattern works but...

alanb at starband.net alanb at starband.net
Wed Feb 11 22:00:18 EST 2004

That was my problem. Now I'm going to hook this up to the HDTV.

I had to use this syntax for mknod:

mknod /dev/video16 c 81 16

Thanks for the help. This has been an impasse for almost 2 weeks now.

> On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 09:17, Emmanuel Hislen wrote:
>> I had very similar symptoms last week, who knows maybe your problem is
>>  also the same?
>> Check out /dev/video16:
>> ownership /rights
>> nature: it should be a character buffer and not a plain file, just
>> like  /dev/video0.
>> I had a plain file for video16 and had the same symptoms as you.
> Well, actually you created the rgular file during your tests :-)
> If you have a file /dev/video16 do:
> rm /dev/video16
> mknod 81 16 /dev/video16
> chgrp mythtv /dev/video16
> This should fix it.
> Torsten
> --
> Walkthrough: MythTV on Epia with PVR350 using Debian:
> http://www-isl.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de/~hi93/myth/mythtv_debian_epia_pvr350_walkthrough

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