[mythtv-users] Capture card setup woes

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 11:33:20 UTC 2007

On Dec 17, 2007 10:40 PM, Barkhat <barkhat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I'm new to LInux--using Linux Mint 4 (based on Ubuntu 7.10).  I installed it
> on a Gateway computer (model GM5483E) that was recently purchased with
> Vista. (I no longer have Vista on the computer).
> I can't seem to get past the capture card setup point as I get the message
> "failed to open" . According to the specs of the Gateway this tuner card is
> PCId analog/digital with 3dcomb. The web site says it is Avermedia 791
> (NTSC/ATSC) tv tuner card. According to the site the Vista driver supports
> ATI 550 TV Tuner driver (if that matters).
> At any rate, there does not seem to be a /dev/video* showing up at all. I'm
> really lost and don't know how to get this working. Can anyone please help
> me?
> Thank you.
> Egyirba

Have you confirmed that this card actually works in Linux?  I can't
find any documentation that it does.

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