[mythtv-users] PVR-350 Almost Working?

scott at tbwifi.ca scott at tbwifi.ca
Fri Aug 24 16:51:21 UTC 2007

> I am just trying to get past the basic ivtv test using
> cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg
> With the setup above using ivtv 0.7.4, the test.mpg file is empty.  Did
> you see anyting wrong or odd in my modprobe files?  Where does bttv come
> into things?  When I remove modules using the approach in the ivtv howto:
> /sbin/rmmod ivtv cx25840 tuner tveeprom msp3400 wm8775 tda9887 saa7115
> saa7127
> I need to use rmmod ivtv -f and rmmod bttv -f before I can unload the
> others normally because something is using the modules.  Does this offer
> any hints?
> Is there some other application that could be using or messing with ivtv?
> I've read where some people delete and or modify some settings in the
> Mandriva Control Center.  Does that ring any bells with you?
I should also mention that I cannot figure out what is starting ivtv.  I
am not doing it manually.  You will note that the ivtv line in
modprobe.preload is commented out.  Maybe whatever is starting it is
messing with things as well.


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