[mythtv-users] 800i

jarpublic at gmail.com jarpublic at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 04:20:17 UTC 2008

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 5:42 PM, Mitch Gore <mitchell.gore at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey here are some ideas:
> run "dmesg |more " (hit space to page through the output) and see what
> the logs are saying...does it find a firmware?
> Look for lines that start with cx88 or xc5000.
> Specifically see if you can find these lines:
> xc5000: waiting for firmware upload (dvb-fe-xc5000-1.1.fw)...
> xc5000: firmware read 12332 bytes.
> xc5000: firmware upload
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Pinnacle_PCTV_HD_Card_(800i)<http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Pinnacle_PCTV_HD_Card_%28800i%29>
> If its working you should have a file here: /dev/dvb/adapter*/dvr*.
> Where the stars are a 0 or 1 for each card/input.
> See if that leads you in the right direction...if its not loading the
> firmware I attached the correct one.
> save it so where ever and run:
> cp dvb-fe-xc5000-1.1.fw /lib/firmware/
> Let me know if you get anywhere
grep is your friend:

dmesg | grep cx88
dmesg | grep xc5000
dmesg | grep firmware

grep will show you only the lines that have the indicated word.
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