[mythtv-users] Tuner type not set

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon May 29 14:50:49 UTC 2006

On 05/29/2006 03:19 AM, Brad Templeton wrote:
> Alas, this is not working for me.  I have also run into this problem
> after upgrading to 2.6.12 kernel, ivtv 0.4.5.   tveeprom identifies
> the pvr250 as tuner type 50, but I still get "tuner 0-0061: tuner type not set"
> even if I modprobe ivtv tuner=50
> At first I was just finding I could not tune the channel (nor was I
> getting any sound after the upgrade) but after more recent changes,
> including add/remove of cards in mythtv-setup in an attempt to fix
> other things, it now just crashes the backend if I try to use this
> tuner with:
>     2006-05-29 00:11:25.303 MainServer: HandleRemoteEncoder(cmd IS_BUSY) Unknown enc
> oder: 1, exiting
> (Perhaps I've mucked something up in other upgrade efforts.  Upgrading
> continues to be an adventure, which means you wait a while before doing
> it, and that makes it even worse...)

Without logs, we couldn't even begin to guess where it's failing.

tac /var/log/messages |
sed -n '/=\ \ END INIT IVTV\ \ =/,/= START INIT IVTV =/p;
        /= START INIT IVTV =/q' |

should provide all the relevant information.


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