[mythtv-users] DVB not supported in kernel - but it is!?

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Tue Jul 19 03:40:09 EDT 2005

On Tue 19 July 2005 08:12, Andrew Hall wrote:
> My problem, is that within 'mythtv-setup', the card setup doesn't find any
> DVB cards and I get a 'recompile with DVB support' error in the page. V4L
> seems to find the composite and S-video inputs fine, but the DVB support
> fails to find the Avermedia card. I'm assuming (maybe wrongly), that Myth
> should just find the DVB card as device 0 and then I should be able to scan
> for channels?

The above error means that _MythTV_ is not compiled with DVB support. You need 
to pass the following to configure and recompile Myth:
--enable-dvb --enable-dvb-eit --dvb-path=/usr/src/linux/include*

*Assuming your kernel sources are under the /usr/src/linux path!
Stuart Morgan

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