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Jan 14, 2012, 12:28 AM
Post #2 of 2
On Sat, Jan 14, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Paulgir <paulgir [at] gmail> wrote:
Re: Help needed setting up HVR-2200 in Mythbuntu
[In reply to]
> This is where I have got to.
> I've been running a mythTV backend in Ubuntu 11.10 to test the hardware.
> I followed the directions on
> to install the firmware and got the capture cards section to recognise
> the tuner.
> I could not figure out how to test the card using myth BE - it would not
> let me do a scan.
> I found and installed Gnome DVB daemon.This app could not be easier.I
> selected New Zealand
> and it brought up Waiatarua as my closest transmitter.It scanned all the
> freeview channels
> with signal strength indications. It had downloaded the freeview programme
> guide for the
> next six hours.I selected a programme to record and it created a folder in
> Downloads to
> store the file.it created an mpeg file that had a 0 KB size.
> So I thought I must be almost there and decided to install Mythbuntu.
> This is not an easy program to use with no guide.
> I went through the same process as above to install the firmware but now
> that process
> does not work:
> wget http://www.steventoth.net/linux/hvr22xx/22xxdrv_27086.zip
> wget http://www.steventoth.net/linux/hvr22xx/extract.sh
> sh extract.sh
> cp *fw /lib/firmware
> # for some linux distros, might need the following line instead of the
> cp *fw /lib/firmware/`uname -r`
> I get to the "sh extract.sh" command and it tells me it can't find the
Probably you need to be root to do that, try preceeding it with sudo
> any help?
> I tried to play a .avi file after copying it to /var/lib/videos and
> filling the database but when
> I go to media library I can't find the file.
Wrong place if you have not changed the mythbuntu defaults. Try
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