[mythtv-users] Can't Open HDTV Card

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Dec 24 17:44:51 UTC 2006

On Dec 24, 2006, at 10:35 AM, Boleslaw Ciesielski wrote:

> Gray wrote:
>> Divco Fusion Gold 5 capture card.
>> My source is Antenna scanning for DT channels.
>> I had this card working perfectly under windows using the same  
>> antenna
>> with 95% plus signal strengths so I know I should be getting  
>> something.
>> I kept getting the message "Failed to open Card" message so I changed
>> the /dev directory to 777 permissions.  I don't see the Failed to  
>> open
>> card message but still "0 signal strength"
> This card does not report signal strength under Linux, so this is  
> normal.

Also: On a UDEV system just changing the permissions will not survive  
a re-boot. You need to change the UDEV rules/permissions for the  
change to be permanent.

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