[mythtv-users] Can't see my tuner card?

Batshua bat Yehonatan batshua at gmail.com
Fri May 11 20:28:50 UTC 2012

Actually, I'm looking at "Onboard Devices Configuration", which seems to
list stuff including my wireless card. It's not there. Does that sound like
the right place to be looking?

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Batshua bat Yehonatan <batshua at gmail.com>wrote:

> I'm not sure where I should be looking in the BIOS. Where might it be
> hiding? I'm checking every tab, but maybe I don't know what I'm looking at?
> I hate this new BIOS. :/
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 5:04 AM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk>wrote:
>> Batshua bat Yehonatan wrote:
>>  I have an WinTV HVR 1250.
>>> It is a relatively new card; I bought it to replace an older one that
>>> got damaged in transit.
>>> My new computer (rebuilt almost entirely from scratch) can't see it in
>>> lspci.
>> Can you try the card in another machine ?
>> Have you another card you can try in that slot ?
>> Does it show in any BIOS screens during boot ?
>> Does anything change if you swap cards around slots within the same
>> machine ?
>> These ought to track down whether it's a card problem, or a machine
>> problem, or some combination. I think (though could be wrong) that devices
>> should show up with lspci even if there are no drivers loaded for them, but
>> just in case it is a software/driver (though the 1250 is hardly what you
>> could call bleeding edge) issue :
>> If you boot from an up to date (for example) Knoppix disk, does it show
>> up ?
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