[mythtv-users] Problem getting AverTVHD A180 going.

mike michaelachandler at cox.net
Thu Mar 8 02:59:25 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 07 March 2007 18:48, mike wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 March 2007 18:33, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > mike wrote:
> > > Thanks, Kevin, I attempted to scan channels using every possible
> > > combination of settings. It didn't find any, which is strange on it's
> > > own, unless I don't actually get the Hi-definition I pay for. That may
> > > be something for the landlord to confront. And as for me, new to all
> > > this, not knowing what it "should" do, makes it more difficult to
> > > recognize problems in the setting up of this stuff.
> >
> > I would start by using the dvb utilities for scanning.  This will show
> > you if you have channels that Myth can pick up.  Also, did you do all
> > the firmware loading steps?  Check your /var/log/messages for a note
> > about the firmware loading.
> >
> > Once you can successfully scan channels *outside* of Myth, then it
> > should be no problem inside.
> >
> > Kevin
> I'm trying to figure out how to get this firmware by the steps, but I have
> a custom built kernel- The steps don't apply, as far as I can
> tell. I sorta thought the driver was the whole point of that, but how could
> I know. Thanks,
Scratch that...I figured out how to get the firmware. I'll install it, reboot 
and see what happens then...
thanks again.

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