[mythtv-users] ivtv-0.4.0 autodetection

Robert Kulagowski bob at smalltime.com
Mon Oct 31 08:19:47 EST 2005

> Yes, you need:
> alias char-major-81 videodev
> alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> alias char-major-81-1 ivtv
> (assuming your first two capture cards are ivtv) and nothing else for 
> the PVR-x50's.
>> Or does ivtv insert this for you? And what about the Avermedia M179, 
>> is this autodetected as well?

> You have to manually configure the M179.  See Jarod Wilson's guide for 
> details:  http://www.wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php .

I would consider the ivtv mailing list and wiki the authoritative source 
on ivtv questions rather than Jarod's FC guide, or even the MythTV 
HOWTO.  If you check the ivtv resources you'll see that as of 0.4.0 the 
M179 is autodetected.  You don't have to manually specify the tuner anymore.

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