pvr250 and MythTV

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 28 01:57:11 UTC 2007

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On Tuesday, 27 February 2007 at  9:40:59 -0500, Joe Auty wrote:
> On Feb 27, 2007, at 9:05 AM, usleepless at gmail.com wrote:
>> On 2/27/07, Joe Auty <joe at netmusician.org> wrote:
>>> On Feb 27, 2007, at 2:49 AM, usleepless at gmail.com wrote:
>>>> On 2/27/07, Joe Auty <joe at netmusician.org> wrote:
>>>>> It says: "Could not open '/dev/cxm0' to probe its inputs"
> I have read the guide, yet it doesn't explain why I'm not seeing any
> input connection options, unless my lack of confidence in my "channel
> frequency table" setting could be causing the problem?

I'm currently working through this scenario with my system, and will
publish a FreeBSD-specific HOWTO when I'm done.

> Also, my satellite requires DVB, and I don't think --enable-dvb was
> an option included at build?

DVB-S requires specific hardware, none of which is supported under
FreeBSD.  How do you connect your PVR 250 to a satellite dish?

> Is this all out of the scope of what you guys can help me with? If
> so, I'll leave you guys out of this, just thought that my reports
> might be useful - particularly the ones involving the driver....

Yes, in principle I'm interested.  It would really help, though, if
you were to limit the size of your messages to what's necessary.

> Do you guys experience the occasional core dump using mythtv-setup?

I can't recall.  But all this stuff is very unreliable.

> If not, would this be useful to report?

Details are always good.  At this stage I don't think I'd go chasing
it unless it still happens after I have the whole procedure

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