[mythtv-users] Scan for channels not working with 2.6.20 kernel

gchris gchris at bellsouth.net
Sat Mar 24 15:26:46 UTC 2007

>  On 03/23/2007 10:01 PM, mtdean wrote:
>> I experienced the same problem today with the .20 kernel. and the
>> myth-suite latest from ATrpms. I tried two DVB boards (Airstar HD5000
>> by Technistat and KWorld ATSC-110) Both returned no channels. Then
>> I put in an old BT878 card. It picked up the usual SD channels without
>> problem. Another problem with the DVB end of Myth, I guess.
> You do realize that there's an issue with the 2.6.20 kernel that
> prevents auto-loading of certain DVB modules (i.e. the cx88-dvb module),
> right? If not, are you sure the problem you're seeing is in Myth?
> The issue should be fixed in 2.6.21.

No, this does look like a Mythtv issue.  I was modprobing cx88-dvb to 
load at boot and while Mythtvsetup can't talk to the cards, azap can.  I 
think that pretty much clears the kernel's dvb modules.  The comment 
that the svn version worked is also telling.


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