[mythtv-users] TV won't play unless you run mythbackend manually from a console (Success)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jun 29 03:07:04 UTC 2005

Nick wrote:

>On 6/29/05, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>Nick wrote:
>>>On 6/28/05, Michael Jones <m_g_j at michaelandholly.com> wrote:
>>>>The problem was that the command modprobe ivtv was being executed after
>>>>mythbackend was started.  (hmm.. what a surprise)
>>>I run the modprobes (2 cards) and start mythbackend from rc.local (you
>>>could prob do it from rc.sysinit too).
>>Regardless of how many PVR-x50's you have, you should only do one
>>modprobe command:
>>modprobe ivtv
>>(unless you're using ivtv-0.1.9, where you have to modprobe each module
>>in the right order, but that's a whole different story).
>Sorry for the unclear directions - I'm using 2 different cards
>(PVR-350 and Nova-T) hence the multiple modprobes I mentioned. I
>_tried_ to phrase it in a general manner in case the OP had different
>cards, not add more confusion!
Ah, yes.  That makes perfect sense.  I misinterpreted it to mean you 
were manually inserting all the modules used by ivtv.  Should have kept 
my mouth (e-mail program?) closed.


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