[mythtv-users] ivtv problem: Firmware UNRESPONSIVE

Michael Lynch lynchmv at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 16:24:56 UTC 2007

> Yes, I'd actually updated the firmware files when I was still on 0.9.1.
> They are the most recent versions.
> Everything was working fine with kernel 2.6.12 and ivtv 0.4.0.  I upgraded
> because I needed to build a new kernel for some other stuff (wireless
> ethernet).  Unfortunately I'm not sure if I could get  0.4.0, but 0.4.5 is
> still in portage (I use Gentoo), if I can't find a resolution soon I'm going
> to be forced to try going back to the 2.6.12 kernel with 0.4.5.
> What will occasionally happen is that it will record 5-10 minutes of the
> show before cutting off.  After it cuts off that tuner becomes useless until
> I reboot the computer.  There is usually more than one recording happening
> at the time it occurs.
> On Sunday it happened to both Battlestar Galactica and Without A Trace at
> the same time (about 10 minutes in), but Extras which was also recording was
> OK.
> Wednesday it happened to Medium right off the bat (no time in) but Lost
> and CSI: NY were both OK.
> Last night it happened to ER about 5 minutes in but Shark was OK.
> I know there were also problems on Monday and Tuesday but I don't remember
> the details.
>   --
> James Orr <james at orrwhat.net>

I had to build all of the modules in the 'Encoders and Decoders' portion of
the Multimedia Devices section of the kernel configuration
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