[mythtv-users] Suspending a MythTV Box with a Hauppauge PVR-500

Doug Larrick doug at parkercat.org
Sun Jan 13 13:44:41 UTC 2008

Ole Wolf wrote:
> I want to be able to put my Ubuntu MythTV box to sleep with 
> the /etc/acpi/sleep.sh script, which performs a suspend-to-ram operation, 
> enabling a very fast wake-up of my MythTV machine.
> It works, with one exception: after wake-up from suspend-to-ram, the Hauppauge 
> PVR-500 TV card no longer works. There are still /dev/video0 and /dev/video1 
> under /dev, but they seem to not provide any video 
> output; "mplayer /dev/video0" exits complaining that no codec is available, 
> for example. This also happens after a suspend-to-disk operation.

Have you tried rmmod'ing the relevant ivtv and/or v4l modules on
suspend, and reloading them on resume?  This may (or may not)
necessitate stopping/restarting mythbackend as well.


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