[mythtv-users] PVR-250 Didn't Survive Upgrade

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Apr 10 00:11:21 UTC 2011

On 04/09/2011 06:48 PM, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I finally took the time to upgrade from 0.21 to 0.24.  Most seems OK but
> the main problem I'm trying to overcome is getting my PVR-250 card
> recognized.  As I recall from 0.21, when things were OK, I would see a
> choice in mythtv-setup ->  capture cards along the lines of PVR-x50 and
> then select the /v4l/video0 device.  My choices now are MPEG, DVB DTV
> Capture Card, HDHomeRun DTV Tunerbox, Network Recorder, and the test
> recorders.  Only the MPEG makes sense to me for a PVR-250 so I tried
> that and set the device to /dev/v4l/video0.  However the status screen
> in mythfrontend shows this tuner as "error".
> I've looked through dmesg output and poked around in /dev.  I'm fairly
> certain that the device was recognized and configured by udev.
> What should I do next?

Do the capture card (not video sources) portion of 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034 .  The 
card type you want is "IVTV MPEG-2 encoder card".


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