[mythtv-users] ivtv falls over and plays dead

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 22:44:56 UTC 2008

> I have ivtv-0.10.1 and the 2.6.20 kernel.  I experience exactly what you
> describe about every two weeks.  My wife is now trained to recognize the
> symptoms and reboot the backend :)
> I have tried repeatedly recently to upgrade the ivtv driver, following the
> instructions in your link.  However, when I reboot, dmesg always reports
> ivtv-0.10.1 is still running.  Any idea what the missing extra steps are to
> upgrade this thing?
Try this:

find /lib/modules/`uname -r`/ -name ivtv.ko

If this gives more than one copy of the ivtv module, check the
timestamps and remove the the old ivtv.ko and other ivtv modules in
the same directory as the old ivtv.ko: cx25840 tuner tveeprom msp3400
wm8775 tda9887 saa7115 saa7127.


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