[mythtv-users] RE: KnoppMyth R5A22: Can't record or watch TV on second tuner

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 20:50:20 EST 2005

On 19/12/05, Brad Karal <brad.karal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Permissions of the two device files are:
>  crw-rw----  1 root video 81, 0 Oct 30 20:10 video0
>  crw-rw----  1 root video 81, 1 Oct 30 20:10 video1

Both are identical, so nothing obvious here. I take it from your
earlier comments that you can 'cat /dev/video1 > test.mpg' without
problems outside of MythTV?

Are the two cards the same model?

>  I'm not familiar with what the backend user is. Could you please
>  explain?

The user that is starting the mythbackend process - normally root if
you are using the /etc/init.d/mythbackend script.

I'd be tempted to remove the capture card definitions in mythtvsetup
and re-add them to see if this sorts it out before trying less obvious


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