[mythtv-users] Backend setup for win-hvr-950Q

Saul A. Peebsen jaglover at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 01:11:22 UTC 2011

Fixed OE-style posting. Please note, Thunderbird can be configured to
comply with proper email conventions and place the cursor at the end.

On Fri, 29 Jul 2011 19:40:42 -0400
Barry Fawthrop <barry at trumpetsoftruth.com> wrote:

> On 07/29/2011 07:11 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> > On Fri, 29 Jul 2011 18:00:23 -0400, Barry Fawthrop
> > <barry at trumpetsoftruth.com>  wrote:
> >> Having read around  I see that the hvr-950Q is supported
> >>
> >> When in the MythTV backend it come up  /dev/video0  VBI /dev/vbi0
> > Ignore those ports.  You're interested in /dev/dvb/adapter0, and
> > you want to select the 'DVB DTV' tuner type from the dropdown when
> > creating a new card.

> Okay Card Type:  DVB DTV capture card (v3.x)
> It auto selects
> DVB device number:  /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
> But then Under Scan Configuration
> input:    [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0] (Television)
> Scan Type:   failed to open the card
> So it won't scan
> thanks again

You should start frontend in a terminal to see more error messages,
also run tail on backend log same time and make sure permissions on
adapter0 are correct.

Cheers, Saul

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