[mythtv-users] PVR-250 audio problem

Pete Cable petercable at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 05:46:23 UTC 2004

You are most likely loading the old msp3400 driver from the v4l2
package. If you go into /lib/modules/`uname
-r`/kernel/drivers/media/video and delete the msp3400.ko from there,
then reload all the ivtv modules, you should be good.

On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 15:20:44 -0500, Aran Cox <spin667 at mchsi.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 07:56:01PM +0000, Chris Davis wrote:
> > After looking around on the list for a while I determined that the
> > card to buy was the Hauppage PVR 250, as I wanted to avoid any
> > incompatibility issues. Unfortunately, I've not been so lucky. I can
> > get video coming in fine using the ivtv drivers, but I can get no
> > audio. I have tried using btaudio, but it does not create an extra
> > /dev/dsp device as it should if it detects the appropriate hardware.
> > I've noticed that the btaudio driver will only work with msp34xx
> > chips, and my card appears (From dmesg output) to be using the saa7115
> > driver, not the msp34xx. My pvr250 card has no audio output jack,
> > otherwise I'd just go from the audio out to my soundcard's line in...
> > is there any hope? Did I spend $120 on a useless card? I appreciate
> > any advice you can give.
> >
> The ivtv driver doesn't need btaudio.  The output from the device is an
> MPEG audio/video stream which contains both audio and video as you might
> expect.
> How were you capturing data from the card and how were you playing it back?
> BTW, is the latest
> version of the ivtv driver.  You may consider trying that or something
> else from that site if you have issues with whichever version you are
> currently using.
> Also, you might have wanted to include version information next time you
> report a problem.
> Aran
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