[mythtv-users] HD-PVR won't talk with MythTV .22
greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Tue Oct 19 13:33:56 UTC 2010
On 10/19/2010 02:38 AM, Tom Stokoe wrote:
> I'm using Gentoo and just updated my kernel to 2.6.34 in preparation
> for the arrival of a Hauppauge HD PVR. I also updated to MythTV .22.
> I also currently have the cx88 based pcHDTV 5500 and a Hauppauge
> PVR-150 installed, both functioning properly. I unpacked the HD PVR,
> and the first thing I did was update the firmware on my Wind0ze
> machine. The hex code in dmesg shows it to be version 0x15. (which, I
> think correlates to driver version 126.96.36.199).
> Dmesg Output:
> hdpvr 3-1:1.0: device video2 disconnected
> usb 3-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
> usb 3-1: New USB device found, idVendor=2040, idProduct=4902
> usb 3-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
> usb 3-1: Product: Hauppauge HD PVR
> usb 3-1: Manufacturer: AMBA
> usb 3-1: SerialNumber: 00A45DF5
> hdpvr 3-1:1.0: untested firmware version 0x15, the driver might not work
> hdpvr 3-1:1.0: device now attached to video2
> Aside from the ominous "the driver might not work" message, everything
> was set for the most basic of tests:
> cat /dev/video2 > ./test.ts
> It worked perfectly (played in mplayer). I assumed that it would be a
> slam dunk to get it going in MythTV. I was wrong. Inside the
> application, the error "recorder failed" is shown. Here's the
> mythbackend log:
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.213 TVRec(3): ASK_RECORDING 3 0 0 0
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.219 TVRec(3): Changing from None to Watching
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.223 TVRec(3): HW Tuner: 3->3
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.429 Channel(/dev/v4l/video2): SetInputAndFormat()
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.430 TVRec(3) Error: Failed to set channel to 202.
> Reverting to kState_None
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.436 TVRec(3): Changing from Watching RecordingOnly
> to None
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.444 AutoExpire: CalcParams(): Max required Free
> Space: 3.0 GB w/freq: 15 min
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.449 Canceled recording (Recorder Failed): Anderson
> Cooper 360: channel 1202 on cardid 3, sourceid 1
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.457 scheduler: Canceled recording (Recorder
> Failed): Anderson Cooper 360: channel 1202 on cardid 3, sourceid 1
> 2010-10-19 01:30:34.465 ProgramInfo, Error: GetPlaybackURL:
> '1202_20101019013100.mpg' should be local, but it can not be found.
> 2010-10-19 01:30:35.463 Reschedule requested for id 0.
> 2010-10-19 01:30:35.494 Scheduled 5 items in 0.0 = 0.00 match + 0.03 place
> 2010-10-19 01:30:35.497 scheduler: Scheduled items: Scheduled 5 items
> in 0.0 = 0.00 match + 0.03 place
> 2010-10-19 01:30:37.473 Error deleting
> No such file or directory
> When attempted from livetv, the frontend crashes and the backend gives:
> 2010-10-19 02:30:21.220 TVRec(3): Changing from None to Watching
> 2010-10-19 02:30:21.228 TVRec(3): HW Tuner: 3->3
> 2010-10-19 02:30:21.434 Channel(/dev/v4l/video2): SetInputAndFormat()
> 2010-10-19 02:30:21.435 TVRec(3) Error: Failed to set channel to 276.
> Reverting to kState_None
> 2010-10-19 02:30:21.439 TVRec(3): Changing from Watching
> WatchingLiveTV to None
> Before you ask, in card configuration I have set the "channel change
> script" to /bin/true and "preset tuner to channel" is left blank.
> I'm very confused as to why this would work with the simple 'cat' and
> even mplayer directly to the device node as the mythtv user, but
> mythtv can't seem to communicate at all. I have also verified the
> device node's ownership and privileges. Has anybody seen this type of
> behavior, or at least could point me in the right direction to
> continue debugging. Google doesn't seem to have much to say on the
> Many Thanks,
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
I may be wrong on this,but I don't think you need to use the v4l drivers
with that kernel,unless that is something specific to do with gentoo..
Blacklist those drivers and see if you have any output...
I have been running the HD-PVR since the driver became available and
it just plains works...
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