[mythtv-users] ivtv headaches
neilterry at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 23:59:25 EDT 2005
I'm having an incredibly difficult and frustrating time figuring out how to
solve a problem I'm having with my pvr-150 capture card. For some reason, my
ivtv driver does not seem to work most of the time and I am usually met with
the I/O error when I try to run the 'cat /dev/video0 >
/video/buffer/test.mpg' command. As per the ivtv faq, I'm assuming it might
be an error that is correctable by unloading/reloading the module.
However, whenever I try to 'rmmod ivtv', I am told 'ERROR: Module ivtv is in
use'. I have made sure that mythbackend is not running, just in case that
was screwing things up. upon examining the output from lsmod, I can see that
the info for ivtv is:
"ivtv 1331396 1"
from what I can gather, the use count is still at 1, but I have no idea what
is using it, so I can't find a way to reload the module. Any idea how I can
unload the module so I can reload it? btw - I have tried rmmod with the -f
and -w flags to no avail.
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