[mythtv-users] /dev/video0 doesn't exist

Mr. Myth mythtv at blandford.net
Tue Dec 26 22:26:38 UTC 2006

Mike Diehl wrote:
> Hi all.
> I'm doing a first time install of MythTv on Gentoo for a friend and I've run 
> into a problem.
> No matter what I do, I don't seem to have a /dev/video0 file.  If I create it 
> with mknod, when I try to open it, I get an error indicating that the device 
> isn't found.
> My friend's machine has a Haupauge 250 card in it.
> I'm wondering if the card has to be actually plugged into a cable connection 
> before the kernel will see the card?
> Any other ideas would be appreciated.

Have you installed the ivtv drivers?


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