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

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Dec 26 23:08:23 UTC 2006

On Dec 26, 2006, at 3:26 PM, Mr. Myth wrote:

> 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?

Also, if you haven't already, have a look at:


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