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Hello. I am running mandriva free 2008.1 with the proprietary nvidia drivers. when i try to run xawtv, get the the following error: ioctl: VIDIOC_S_FMT(type=VIDEO_CAPTURE;fmt.pix.width=384; fmt.pix.height=288;fmt.pix.pixelformat=0x56595559 [YUYV];fmt.pix.field=ANY;fmt.pix.bytesperline=0;fmt.pix. sizeimage=221184;fmt.pix.colorspace=SMPTE170M;fmt. pix.priv=0): Device ...
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    Question [SOLVED] xawtv returns error message


    Hello. I am running mandriva free 2008.1 with the proprietary nvidia drivers. when i try to run xawtv, get the the following error:

    ioctl: VIDIOC_S_FMT(type=VIDEO_CAPTURE;fmt.pix.width=384; fmt.pix.height=288;fmt.pix.pixelformat=0x56595559 [YUYV];fmt.pix.field=ANY;fmt.pix.bytesperline=0;fmt.pix. sizeimage=221184;fmt.pix.colorspace=SMPTE170M;fmt. pix.priv=0): Device or resource busy


    Any one have any ide what is going on? it says device or resoure busy, but there is certainly nothing else using my tuner. Thanks

    tuner is a hauppauge WinTV-HVR 950 using the em28xx module
    Last edited by burgsprinta; 08-23-2008 at 07:34 AM. Reason: added info

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    Ok, So I solved this problem, I had to extract the firmware for my device

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