[mythtv-users] pcHDTV3000 and PVR-150 together?

Jim Reith reith at racores.com
Fri Jul 22 11:21:43 EDT 2005

At 11:06 AM 7/22/2005, you wrote:
>Has anyone actually successfully used a pcHDTV3000 and a PVR-150
>together in the same machine? In the end, I'd like to use the PVR-150 as
>the main tuner for analog cable, and use the 3000 for OTA HDTV via an
>antenna. Can this be done? Right now I've got FC3 with a 2.6.10 kernel.
>I originally had the 3000 only and the machine worked mostly OK (when I
>didn't mess up the config parameters )-:  I tried adding the PVR-150 and
>installing ivtv, but the new card doesn't work. I can configure it in
>Myth, but tuning to it produces only a black screen with brief streaks
>of color. xawtv segfaults when given /dev/video1.

The 150 requires some recent version of ivtv. I was successful with 3.6y
but there are newer ones. you don't state what version you installed. it
won't work with the 2.0/stable version

>I suspect the root of this problem is that I'm trying to use two
>different drivers for two similar devices (as far as the kernel is
>concerned). They are both /dev/video devices with major number 81, so I
>suspect that means I have to find one driver that works for both. I
>don't think I can use v4l (cx*) for the 3000 and then try to use ivtv
>for the 150. Is there a driver that works for both? If not, I'll
>probably remove the 3000 and use the 150 only with ivtv drivers; I
>gather that is known to work and I don't have any HD content yet anyway.

Don't know this. I'll leave it to someone else

>If I do use two cards, can I use the same video source for both given
>that they are both connected to the same cable source, or would I need
>to create a second exactly identical video source?

I'm using a 150 and 350 both off the same "cable" source

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