[mythtv-users] 0.25 and V4L not working
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Mar 24 17:38:11 UTC 2012
On 03/24/2012 01:33 PM, Anthony Messina wrote:
> On 03/24/2012 12:22 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> Even though you've already "fixed" this by editing the DB, please try
>> (only) the capture card portion of:
>> (specifically, the paragraph starting with, "If you ever change capture
>> cards or capture card drivers..."--and not the "Delete all video
>> sources" stuff) to delete all your capture cards and re-add them and
>> make sure they're configured correctly by mythtv-setup. (We need to
>> ensure that these devices will work for everyone without direct DB editing.)
>> Note that in doing "Delete all capture cards," you won't lose your
>> channels or your video sources, so you won't have to rescan for channels
>> or anything. You'll just be redefining your capture cards and
>> re-connecting your inputs.
>> Also, anyone who upgrades to 0.25 should likely do a "Delete all capture
>> cards" and then re-configure them to ensure they have proper recording
>> and Live TV order set--especially those who used the "break MythTV to
>> prioritize Live TV over recordings" (where you add capture cards with
>> 2-4 multirec inputs, then go back and add one more input to each card).
>> The recording and Live TV order are new options in card setup that allow
>> you to specify the order in which cards are used for recording and Live TV.
> Actually, it turned out that the vbi entry wasn't the problem.
> I've filed a ticket with the patch that works with the updates in
> v4l2-ioctl where EINVAL has been changed to ENOTTY for unimplemented calls.
> This fixes the problem for me with saa7164 (HVR-2250) and analog
> recordings without touching the DB.
Right. I saw that (and thanks for tracking it down and for the patch,
btw). I'm just concerned about the fact that your configuration /was/
broken, and want to ensure that mythtv-setup properly configures the
ivtv side of your HVR-2250.
> I'll likely go in and recreate the capture cards anyway in the coming days.
> Thanks, Mike.
Thanks. I'll feel much better about releasing if I know ivtv-based card
creation works properly. :)
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