[mythtv-users] 250 thinks it is a 150

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 15:07:24 UTC 2005

On 6/23/05, PAUL WILLIAMSON <pwilliamson at mandtbank.com> wrote:
> Ok, I have another odd problem.
> After a reboot this morning, my pvr-250 (working for a
> long time) comes up as a pvr-150.  Is this an ivtv
> problem?

Yes - I've seen it also.
> [root at mythtvmbe ~]# dmesg | grep Initialized
> ivtv: Initialized WinTV PVR 150, card #0
> ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
> What clued me into the problem was that
> I had a recording scheduled for right after
> the machine came back up, but it didn't
> record.  I tried to do a cat /dev/video0 >
> /tmp/test.mpg and get this:
> [root at mythtvmbe ~]# cat /dev/video0 > /tmp/test.mpg
> cat: /dev/video0: Device or resource busy
> But it's not in use.

Don't know abuot this part. I haven't tried that. If a 250 isn't a
250, why try to record? ;-)

I switched to ivtv-0.3.6p in the last couple of days. At least a 250
was a 250 with this driver loaded.

Good luck,

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