[mythtv-users] Gentoo 2.6.17, PVR-500, no /dev/video devices?

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Sat Sep 9 08:20:01 UTC 2006

On 9/9/06, Matthew K. Lee <fratlee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm not getting any video devices created in the /dev directory.
> This is my first attemp at setting up MythTV on Gentoo.  I've got the
> 2.6.17-gentoo-r7 kernel, and I'm trying to figure out how to get my PVR-500
> card up and running.  I think that I've got the kernel configured correctly.
>  I've chosen to go built-in vs. modules.  I've read through the various
> howto's && wiki articles.  I'm certain that I've got the kernel configured
> properly.  (But of course, I can provide more detail if needed.)
> So I thought it was a udev issue.  I emerged hotplug... read the notice...
> and then emerged coldplug.  Set it to start with rc-update.  Still no video
> devices.
> Can anyone guide me in the right direction?
> I'm also curious... Do I need to do something to install the firmware for
> the card?  (i.e the HcwMakoA.ROM files?)  Or are these built-in somehow?
> Thanks,
> Matt
> _______________________________________________

Did you:
emerge ivtv



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