[mythtv-users] Adding HD-PVR in preparation for 0.22

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Nov 11 02:30:32 UTC 2009

On Nov 10, 2009, at 7:39 PM, Harry Devine wrote:

> Robert McNamara wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 3:52 PM, Harry Devine  
>> <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Anyone?  Anyone at all?  I do notice that I only have 1 video  
>>> device under
>>> /dev (/dev/video0), and that is the device for the analog portion  
>>> of my
>>> pcHD5500 card.  So how can I see if this box is working?  Like I  
>>> said above,
>>> I have the component (red/blue/green) cables from my Comcast  
>>> Motorola box
>>> into the Input of the HD-PVR, and the HD-PVR is plugged into my  
>>> Myth box via
>>> USB.
>> If you don't have a video node for it, the box isn't installed
>> properly.  Since you are using 9.04, you will need to compile and
>> install v4l-dvb from source and modprobe the hdpvr module to be able
>> to test it.
> Will upgrading to Mythbuntu 9.10 help?  I know that  it was coming  
> with 0.22 on it, so wouldn't the v4l-dvb apps and hdpvr module be  
> there then?

That's not the relevant part. The relevant part is the kernel version.  
The kernel in *buntu 9.10 is sufficiently new enough as to include the  
hdpvr driver though.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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