Fw: [mythtv-users] More FC2 MythTV problems...

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Sep 6 17:59:05 EDT 2004

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 11:24:03AM -0700, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 06 September 2004 07:26, 1canuck2 wrote:
> > Its a PVR-250. I have the ivtv drivers installed, and my capture card is
> > working with cat /dev/video0.
> > dmesg shows that the card is being recognized so do you have any ideas why
> > there is no hardware encoder choice listed?
> If you're not seeing the encoder options, as Isaac hinted, you may not have 
> the card defined properly in your system. Fire up mythtvsetup and make sure 
> that you defined the card type as a PVR-x50 hardware encoder card, or 
> whatever it is, instead of a standard v4l card.

And, in addition, make sure that the user which the backend runs as has
read and write permission on /dev/videoX (where x likely == 0).

-- jra
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