Mythbuntu 8.01 DVB Hardware Issue
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Sun Sep 7 01:21:48 BST 2008
On Sat, 2008-09-06 at 17:20 +1000, Simon Ives wrote:
> No need to worry about my previous question. I changed the apt sources
> to iiNet, my ISP, and performed an upgrade (108 items, and something I
> had to do first as the default repo didn't have the ATI driver while the
> iinet repo did). After restarting the system my DVB card was
> recognised. What I now have to do is go and get an nVidia graphics
> card. My wife's older ATI won't function properly with Mythbuntu.
> Recordings play back fine but live TV, especially HDTV, is so choppy
> it's ridiculous!
Could also be the CPU doesn't have enough grunt. What processor is in
> Simon Ives
> simon at simonives.info
> Please consider the environment before printing this email or any
> On Sat, 2008-09-06 at 14:03 +1000, Simon Ives wrote:
> > 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 card.
> > 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
> > and
> > bttv | 175860 | dvb_bt8xx bt878
> > So the modules seem to be there.
> > If I cd into /dev/dvb/ a single adapter is listed as adapter0
> > However, upon dmesg | grep dvb I get:
> > [ 41.072890] bttv0: add subdevice "dvb0"
> > Any suggestions and/or help would be much appreciated.
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