[mythtv-users] Two Nova-T cards?

Phil Thompson phil at river-bank.demon.co.uk
Wed Nov 23 05:10:48 EST 2005

> I have two NOVA-Ts (different chipsets). Individually they both work
> fine. When I put them both in together, my signal seemed seriously
> degraded and MythTV seemed to get pretty confused (perhaps because it
> could not tune the cards) - chaos ensued, myth fell apart, so I took out
> one of the cards.
> I haven't had the courage or time to try again yet - but this is
> something that I shall need to do over the next couple of weeks. If
> anyone can give me any pointers I would be very grateful.
> The card installed at the moment gives 'Philips Semiconductors SAA7146'
> via lspci - the other uses the Connexant chipset. They both seem to be
> model '909' (but I thought that different chipset implied different
> model no.).
> I'd be interested to know what needed patching in the driver[s]/kernel
> and what chipsets other people are running with. Somehow, I can't see
> myself getting this working by christmas :-(
> Perhaps if we all put our heads together we can figure this one out. The
> Philips card is on loan (I was too pessimistic to buy one straight
> away!). So I could go pick another Connexant based card if that helped
> (only one driver to hack :-) ).

I have two Connexant based Nova-Ts running under the current stock Gentoo
kernel. No patches, no hacking, works fine.


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