[mythtv-users] UK, transports and a relief ... (was About to give up - Avermedia 771 -not sensitive enough for UK DVB?)

Dennis Hand d00dtv at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 03:55:13 UTC 2007

>I use MythDora, so I had one problem with it.

>I installed it into the already working (ish) box and it did pick it up
>okay. The problem I had though was that the force_lna_activation
>parameter needed for the card (this turns on the built-in amplifier)
>wasn't being enabled automatically by MythDora as it should have
>(MythDora placed the option in the video4linux file in the
>etc/modprobe.d directory from memory). I had to manually create this.

>I took the opportunity to actually rebuild the box and it worked fine
>from then on.

>If you use another *nix flavour then I'm not sure the mileage you'd get.
>I certainly had no problems at all getting the actual card to detect
>etc. Very happy with it.


Not sure why you would need to recreate this file. It doesn't matter
what you name the file in /etc/modprobe.d as it will load things up
regardless. You could name the file Peter Paul and Mary if you wanted
to and it will work. Where did you create this file?


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