[mythtv-users] help with PVR 150

Khanh Tran khanh at slc.edu
Sat Jul 9 17:49:39 EDT 2005

Make sure you have the correct firmware from the correct directory on
the CD.  I beat my head against the wall for days until I tried the
firmware on the CD.  The one you extract from the latest dirvers on
their website never worked for me.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Ricardo Kleemann
> Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2005 5:34 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] help with PVR 150
> Hi,
> I've just installed mythtv on a FC4 system. I have a PVR150 
> card, and I 
> installed the latest ivtv-0.3.6w modules, kernel 2.6.11-1.1369
> I see the modules loaded after I run modprobe ivtv, however 
> it doesn't seem 
> that the PVR150 is doing anything.
> I'd expect to be able to run mplayer /dev/video0 or even a 
> cat /dev/video0 > 
> test.mpeg and see some static (nothing is yet connected to the card).
> But mplayer does nothing, and the test.mpeg file is 0 bytes.
> I'm not familiar with ivtv or ivtvctl, but what should I do 
> to get the 
> PVR150 going?  Running ivtvctl -a reports the card as a PVR 
> 250, which is 
> not correct.
> Any help would be appreciated!
> Thanks
> Ricardo 
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