[mythtv-users] ivtv not loaded at startup?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Mon Feb 28 01:46:16 UTC 2005

On Sunday 27 February 2005 17:19, Chris Hepner wrote:
> Hi,
> I am having difficulty getting my setup to load my PVR drivers at setup
> (Hauppauge Win-TV PVR-350). I have followed Jarod's Fedora MythTV setup
> thus far with no major difficulties except for this having read the
> instructions through the "10. Get and install capture card driver(s)"
> section.
> I am able to easily get the TV-OUT working properly by typing
> /sbin/modprobe ivtv from the terminal in KDE, but is not done in startup as
> (I believe) it should. I am also unable to get X running on the PVR-350's
> TV-out, presumably as a result of this.
> Any advice on this would be very much appreciated!

Use the mkinitrd patch to create an initial ramdisk that has the necessary 
modules in it and loads them at the very start of the boot process, just like 
it says in the doc. I also recommend using the rc.sysinit patch.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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