[mythtv-users] MythTV Does Not See PVR-250 - Must Fix Before Wife Returns!

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Sun Apr 10 19:30:43 UTC 2011

On 11-04-10 03:11 PM, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 11-04-10 02:48 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> On 4/10/2011 14:23, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> ..
>>> Thanks Mark.  I think you've found my issue.  Now I'll see if I can
>>> either edit the ebuild or build from source.  Not too familiar with
>>> either but I think I've found the spot to add a line in the ebuild.
>> There's nothing to fix in the ebuild, because there is nothing wrong 
>> with the ebuild.  There is no mention of V4L or IVTV because both are 
>> enabled by default in configure.  They are not being built into your 
>> packages because configure has determined your system is not capable of 
>> using them.  Nothing in the ebuild, besides having it locally patch 
>> against ticket 9595, will force it otherwise.
> ..
> So the best option is to downgrade to linux-2.6.36, where everything still works,
> and rebuild mythtv against that kernel.  Pass on 2.6.38 for now.

Mmm.. to contradict myself now:  best option is probably to just get
a newer snapshot of mythtv-0.24-fixes.  The latest available builds fine
on, and has working IVTV support.

I just tried this here, upgrading the kernel to,
and then rebuilding mythtv, and my PVR-250 works.


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