[mythtv-users] Trouble with DVB-C card, only partially recognized

Jurgen Kramer gtmkramer at xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 25 21:03:30 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-02-25 at 15:40 -0500, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Jurgen Kramer <gtmkramer at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > It seems that my two older KNC-ONE cards (mystique clones) had some
> > extra chips on it like the original KNC-ONE card. Checking google images
> > I see there's an extra TDA chip and S-VHS connector. My older cards
> > actually have a S-VHS connector on it but it is blocked by the slot
> > backplate.
> >
> > My guess is that the extra TDA chip causes the /dev/videoX devices to be
> > created. Now I am going to try to see if the new card actually works...I
> > will report back.
> Yes, if you have a device that has any form of analog input (such as
> composite or s-svideo), then you are indeed going to get a /dev/videoX
> created.
> Devin
Thanks guys for the support. I am all set now. I did really confuse my
self regarding those /dev/videoX devices :-).

I am now a happy camper with three working DVB-C cards, no more analog.
Now I will never run out of (virtual) tuners.


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