[mythtv-users] after mythrtvsetup my PVR 250 is recongnized asa
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jul 1 11:12:21 EDT 2005
PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:
>>>>kokomosam at yahoo.com 07/01/05 8:39 AM >>>
>>Using the how to on wilsonnet.com, I was able to
>>setup my PVR-250 to capture and dispaly cable tv
>>video and it worked perfectly. It was fine.
>>After I ran Mythtvsetup. I am no longer to able to
>>display cable tv video. and when I the system now
>>thanks it is a PVR150 instead of a PVR250
>>[root at MythTV ~]# /bin/dmesg |grep Initialized
>>ivtv: Initialized WinTV PVR 150, card #0
>>what happend and what do I do?
>Huh - I had the same problem. I tried to
>specify cardtype=1, tuner=47 (plus some others)
>with no luck.
>I just ended up going out and buying a pvr150.
>Not a bad deal at Circuit City for $60 AR.
>Now I have 2 250's waiting to get into a slave backend.
>Hopefully the system will recognize thm as such,
>but I'm guessing I'm going to have the same problem.
>If you get it working, let us know!
>After thinking about it, remove the card and remove
>ivtv (plus the associated ivtv stuff). Then put the card
>back in and do another apt-get and see if that
If the PCI device ID isn't recognized, 0.3 versions assume it's a
PVR-150. 0.2 versions assume it's a PVR-250, so you could just use 0.2.x...
The right solution, however, is to get the card recognized (basically,
the info needs added to ivtv-cards.c)... From the IvyTV initialization
ivtv: ==================== START INIT IVTV ====================
ivtv: version x.x.x (xxxx) loading
ivtv: Linux version: x.x.x
ivtv: In case of problems please include the debug info
ivtv: between the START INIT IVTV and END INIT IVTV lines when
ivtv: mailing the ivtv-devel mailinglist.
(and also post the output of lspci -v and a note saying your card isn't
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