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From: Albert Hopkins <marduk@×××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Are the video files there, or aren't they?
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 21:35:01
Message-Id: 1234992864.6892.2.camel@centar.nbk
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Are the video files there, or aren't they? by Michael Sullivan
On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 15:30 -0600, Michael Sullivan wrote:
> I've had a lot of problems with X today. I finally got X back up, but > when I went to check MythTV, it didn't work. I started tracking down > the problem. I went into mythtv-setup and it said that it couldn't find > any video inputs, so I examined /dev/v4l/video0. What I found was > really confusing: > > camille ~ # ls -l /dev/v4l > total 0 > crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 64 Feb 18 09:20 radio0 > crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 224 Feb 18 09:20 vbi0 > crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 0 Feb 18 09:20 video0 > crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 24 Feb 18 09:20 video24 > crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 32 Feb 18 09:20 video32 > camille ~ # cat /dev/v4l/video0 > cat: /dev/v4l/video0: No such device or address > > > Is it there, or isn't it? I don't know if it matters, but when I was > trying to fix the X problem, I built and booted with a new kernel:
This is most likely completely unrelated to your issues with X. This is a problem with your tuner card or its drivers. If you compiled a new kernel did you remember to re-compile any out-of-tree kernel modules? Are you sure the tuner drivers have the correct (versions of) firmware to load? Did you check dmesg? -a

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Re: [gentoo-user] Are the video files there, or aren't they? Michael Sullivan <msulli1355@×××××.com>