[mythtv-users] Upgrade of ivtv using atrpms broke my pvr-150

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Thu Feb 23 13:31:53 UTC 2006

On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 06:09:26AM -0500, PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:
> I have been using mythtv for quite some time.  I upgraded 
> to .19 using smart and now my pvr-150 doesn't work.  
> I've gone through stuff at ivtvdriver.org and Jarod's guide.
> and still no luck.  I'm hoping you knowledgable people will 
> be able to help.

Did you check


There was a posting here some while ago about being careful with what
you put in the alias lines. Check the docs at the link.

> lspci -v:
> 03:0d.0 Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC16
> (CX23416) MPEG-2 Encoder (rev 01)
>         Subsystem: Hauppauge computer works Inc.: Unknown device 8003
>         Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 10
>         Memory at e8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
>         Capabilities: [44] Power Management version 2
> But no /dev/video?? devices exist.  The output from ivtv indicates the 
> driver is not being loaded:
> kernel: ivtv0: unable to open firmware v4l-cx2341x-enc.fw
> udevsend[1394]: starting udevd daemon
> kernel: ivtv0: did you put the firmware in the hotplug firmware
> directory?
> udevsend[1399]: starting udevd daemon
> kernel: ivtv0 warning: failed loading encoder firmware
> scsi.agent[1453]: disk at
> /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.2/host1/target1:0:0/1:0:0:0
> kernel: ivtv0 warning: Error loading firmware -3!
> rc.sysinit: -e
> kernel: ivtv0: Error -3 initializing firmware.
> ieee1394.agent[2562]: ... no drivers for IEEE1394 product 0x/0x/0x
> kernel: ivtv0: Error -12 on initialization
> ieee1394.agent[2609]: ... no drivers for IEEE1394 product 0x/0x/0x
> kernel: ivtv: probe of 0000:03:0d.0 failed with error -12
> ieee1394.agent[2619]: ... no drivers for IEEE1394 product 0x/0x/0x
> TIA,
> Paul
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Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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