[mythtv-users] PVR-250 snow

Juan C. Gallardo jgamo at cantv.net
Sun Nov 21 23:12:22 UTC 2004

Post your dmesg about the ivtv driver loading process. There are many 
"new" cards, and they need some special tricks to make it work.

Post the message and people can see better what card do you have.


Jared McIntyre wrote:

> I have a PVR 250 installed with MythTV  0.16, and while everything 
> looks good, I'm not getting reception (just snow).  I have my capture 
> card settings (called "Cable") at:
> type: pvr 250
> video device: /dev/video0
> vbi device: /dev/vbi
> audio device: /dev/dsp
> default input: tuner 0
> On the input connections, everything is set to none except 
> [MPEG:/dev/video0](Tuner0)->Cable. The module.conf settings are set as 
> instructed in the PVR 250/350 instructions minus the last lirc 
> instruction:
> alias char-major-81     videodev
> alias char-major-81-0   ivtv
> alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
> options ivtv debug=1
> options tuner type=2
> options msp3400 once=1 simple=1
> add below ivtv msp3400 saa7115 tuner
> This is largely a default Mandrake 10 install, except I backed the 
> kernel down to one of the 2.4 multimedia kernels so that I could get 
> ivtv to build (I didn't want to mess with trying to get the 2.6 
> patches working).
> Any ideas?
> Jared McIntyre
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