[mythtv-users] Adding a second DVB card - pulling my hair out!!!
brucen at ksl.com.au
Wed Aug 16 15:26:38 UTC 2006
This is a bit of a saga. I originally installed MythDora to test things
out and show my wife. I recorded a couple of shows including an awards
show she wanted to watch. She liked that very much and I got the OK to
build for real. So I proceeded to rebuild the machine from scratch with
Ubuntu and failed miserably. So I tried again with FC4 and got it all
loaded up with updates and things to build from svn. Kernel version is
2.17. Then today, I got another DVB card from one of our local
supermarkets, Aldi. It is a Tevion DVB-T220 which is also known as a
KWorld DVB-T200. All went OK with the install as far as it appearing
when doing a lspci -v and in dmesg. But I could not get the thing to
install correctly. Let me be the first to admit I am a complete noob at
all this. Anyway, a search on Google revealed that I should install the
latest v4l-dvb drivers from linuxtv.org which I did so. Make and make
install went as predicted and a bunch of stuff was installed. Now, here
is where things went wrong:
Before Reboot: My first card is a Compro Videomate DBV-T300 which
appeared in dmesg correctly with the description and card=70
(autodetected). It was this card that I used for me initial test. The
second card also appeared in dmesg, identifying itself as KWorld card,
card=88. This was all before I installed the drivers from linuxtv.org.
After reboot the Compro "disappeared" and became a Generic card, card=0
but the Tevion/KWorld came up as before. But I could get nothing to work.
So....I took out the hard drive, installed another and reinstalled
MythDora - just to see what it would do with the Tevion/KWorld card.
Well guess what? It found and installed both cards and they work fine.
MythDora uses a 2.16-FC4 kernel. But! I do not want to use MythDora but
want to run with svn. Nothing against it, I just want the ability to
upgrade whenever I want to.
So, after that long winded explanation of my day, can anyone tell me
where I went wrong getting both these cards working in a manual install.
Anywhere I can look for suggestions? I am on my knees pleading for my
sanity's sake and would like to have a svn install running by the weekend.
Hoping someone can help
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