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

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Sun Mar 25 15:48:23 UTC 2007

On Sun, Mar 25, 2007 at 10:46:06AM -0400, Brian Stretch wrote:
> >>  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.
> You need to modprobe cx88-dvb before mythbackend starts.  I added
> modprobe cx88-dvb to my /etc/rc.d/init.d/mythbackend in the start()
> function.  service restart mythbackend after the modprobe would work
> too.  All the "missing" recording schedules returned once I did this. 

Don't add that there, better do

echo modprobe cx88-dvb > /etc/sysconfig/modules/local.modules
chmod +x /etc/sysconfig/modules/local.modules
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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