[mythtv-users] When Installing a second Pinnacle tuner card, it's default configuration is analog, not the QAM Samsung my first card has.

Ron Harm rharm49 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 14 15:48:28 UTC 2010

> When looking at the mythtv backend available cards list, the only select
> the second card is the analog V4L interface.  The dvb card definition does
> not appear, like my first card has.  I would assume the second card, after
> rebooting the system, should produce a /dev/dvb/adaptor1 directory which
> not there.

> If you're not seeing a /dev/dvb/adaptor1 entry, then you've got either
> a driver problem or a bad card (neither of which has anything to do
w> ith MythTV).

> Have you looked at the output of dmesg for errors?  Do you see both
> cards initializing in the same manner?

I decided to remove the working tuner card and reboot with just the analog
card.  The card still did not create a /dev/dvb/adaptor0 directory which
means the new card is bad.  Thanks for your help.
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