[mythtv-users] Gentoo 2.6.17, PVR-500, no /dev/video devices?
rob+mythtv-users at rosenfeld.to
Sat Sep 9 16:46:22 UTC 2006
Matthew K. Lee 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?
If you have emerged ivtv, like Chad asked, check dmesg. ivtv is pretty
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