[mythtv-users] HD-PVR driver issue. Please help!

Andy Colson andy at squeakycode.net
Mon Dec 13 15:04:43 UTC 2010

On 12/12/2010 4:58 PM, Kris wrote:
> Dear list,
> I have been trying to a week to get Mythbuntu 10.10 to register my
> HD-PVR. I have figured out the issue is due to the driver not including
> my unit's USB ID. However after modifying the file and running
> make/install it still does not include the alias in modinfo.
> Here is what I have tried:
> modify/make/install driver from v4l-dvb from linuxtv.org
> <http://linuxtv.org>
> modify/make/install driver from saa7164-stable from kernellabs
> Forgive me if I am missing something in the Linux driver process, but I
> am still fairly new to the Linux world. All I get in dmesg is "new full
> speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2"
> Please help I have read many guides and they all have you do roughly the
> same thing, but I cannot get the device to work. (I have installed the
> firmware on a win box, and did a record test with it)
> -Kris L

Lets start with a simple test, make sure the device is unplugged.  First 
compile the module and make sure its loaded (use "modprobe saa7??" or 
whatever its called).

Then plug in the device.  You might want to wait a second or two.

then use "dmesg|tail" to see if the kernel recognized it.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list