[mythtv-users] second PVR-x50

Ryan Pisani mythtv at frouse3.homelinux.com
Tue Jun 7 21:15:58 UTC 2005

I recently added a second pvr-250 to my myth host, now I have 2 250s. All
I had to add was the second entry for the ivtv device in my

alias char-major-81 videodev
alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
alias char-major-81-1 ivtv

> On June 7, 2005 12:17 pm, brian boyle wrote:
>> Hey folks.
>> I have just started using my second capture card in my system. I tried
>> to
>> use the on board tuner but it would not work. I could not get anything
>> from
>> it except static. Here is the situation
>> masterbackend:
>> 1 GIG piii
>> 512 meg of ram
>> 660 gigs of storage
>> pvr-350(only using the capture) (S-Vid) *tuner does work*
>> pvr-250 (tuner)* tuner done not work
>> *
>> so the question is why would the tuner work on the 350 but not on the
>> 250?
>> could i have done something wrong in the config or would it be a
>> defective
>> card??
>>  if i need to provide more info please let me know.
>>  Brian.
> Perhaps you are specifying a specific tuner for the 350, and this setting
> is
> being used for the 250?  I was under the impression the the current ivtv
> drivers were pretty good at autodetection.  Just guessing here.
> Mark
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