[mythtv-users] 0.20 fails to set/change channels with ivtv and pvr250

Kai Militzer kai at militzer.net
Fri Sep 15 19:36:17 UTC 2006

Hello William,

thanks for you answer.

William Munson wrote:
> Kai Militzer wrote:
>> since upgrading to 0.20 mythtv fails to set and/or change the channels. 
>> It always stays at the last working/tuned channel. Rolling back to 0.19 
>> makes it work again. I use ivtv 0.4.6 with a PVR250 card. Do I need to 
>> upgrade to a newer ivtv version?
> Sounds like a permissions issue. What user are you running the backend 
> and lircd under? If not both 'root'  you may need to set some 
> permissions for the video devices.
It's running as a user that is member of the "video" group. /dev/video 
has read/write permission for the group. I didn't change anything at my 
start scripts, therefore the 0.20 release runs as the same user as 0.19 
did/does. So I fear that is not the source of the problem :(

Best regards,

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