Mythbuntu 8.01 DVB Hardware Issue
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Sat Sep 6 06:40:08 BST 2008
Divico cards may require an extra firmware to work, type dmesg and it will give you some lines that it needs the firmware. I'd also recommend compiling the drivers for your card as it seems to take a while between the video 4 linux developers to merge with upstream.
--- On Sat, 6/9/08, Simon Ives <simon at simonives.info> wrote:
> From: Simon Ives <simon at simonives.info>
> Subject: Mythbuntu 8.01 DVB Hardware Issue
> To: ubuntu-au at lists.ubuntu.com
> Received: Saturday, 6 September, 2008, 1:33 PM
> Hi All, I'm having a minor hardware issue that I hope
> someone can help
> me with.
> Yesterday I decided to make my wife's Windows XP based
> desktop dual boot
> Mythbuntu 8.01 so that I'd have access to the media on
> my file server
> via a media centre interface in the bedroom. I've got
> Mythbuntu 8.01
> running fine in the living room, but with a different dvb
> Mythbuntu installed fine except two things. The first is
> that I'm as
> yet unable to configure widescreen support for the ATI
> card, but I can
> get this fixed on my own. What's got me stumped is the
> DVB card.
> The card is a DViCO FusionHDTV DVB-T Lite, a bit old but is
> supposed to
> work with stock kernels since 2.6.9. Mythbuntu, however,
> doesn't seem
> able to see the card.
> The relevant section of lsmod reads:
> Module | Size | Used by
> dvb_bt8xx | 17796 | 1
> dvb_core | 81404 | 1 dvb_bt8xx
> bttv | 175860 | dvb_bt8xx bt878
> So the modules seem to be there.
> If I cd into /dev/dvb/ a single adapter is listed as
> However, upon dmesg | grep dvb I get:
> [ 41.072890] bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
> Any suggestions and/or help would be much appreciated.
> Simon Ives
> simon at simonives.info
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