[mythtv-users] HD-3000 - Debian modprobe.conf Equivalent?

Patrick Kirchner obecalp at ameritech.net
Fri May 20 14:13:37 UTC 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Robert Tsai
> Sent: Friday, May 20, 2005 9:06 AM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] HD-3000 - Debian modprobe.conf Equivalent?
> On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 08:57:27AM -0500, Patrick Kirchner wrote:
> > I'm preparing my machine for the arrival of my HD-3000 card.  :)
> > A script that comes with the HD-3000 software adds the 
> > to the modprobe.conf file, but Debian doesn't use that file.
> > I am hoping that a Debian user out there could share with me the 
> > Debian equivalent to these lines in a normal modprobe.conf file.
> > install cx88-atsc /sbin/modprobe cx8800;/sbin/modprobe 
> > cx8800;/sbin/modprobe --ignore-install cx88-dvb install btcx-risc 
> > /sbin/modprobe tuner;/sbin/modprobe --ignore-install btcx-risc
> > Past experience tells me I can't simply stick those three 
> > /etc/modprobe.d/alias and expect it to work, but maybe I'm wrong?
> > I am still having problems wrapping my brain around the modprobe.d 
> > method and would greatly appreciate some knowledgeable insight 
> > regarding the changes needed for HD-3000 support.
> I just put cx88-dvb into my /etc/modules file and everything works.
> I think you should only choose *one* of the above, depending 
> on how you want to run your HD-3000 card (e.g., v4l or DVB).
> --Rob


I had no idea that I had a to decide v4l or DVB.  How should I decide?

Does it matter if I'm also going to be using an ATI TV Wonder bt878 card?

Thanks again,


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