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I've installed Centos on my computer with kernell-version 2.6.9-42.ELsmp. Now I managed most things to work. But I can't configure my TV-card. I have a debian system to and there ...
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- 02-08-2007 #1
I'm using Tvtime to watch but I get this error.
[root@localhost jasper]# tvtime Running tvtime 1.0.1. Reading configuration from /etc/tvtime/tvtime.xml Reading configuration from /root/.tvtime/tvtime.xml videoinput: Cannot open capture device /dev/video0: No such file or directory Thank you for using tvtime.
This is what I get when I type lspci
[root@localhost jasper]# /sbin/lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82865G/PE/P DRAM Controller/Host-Hub Inte rface (rev 02) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82865G/PE/P PCI to AGP Controller (rev 02) 00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI Contr oller #1 (rev 02) 00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI Contr oller #2 (rev 02) 00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI Contr oller #3 (rev 02) 00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI Contr oller #4 (rev 02) 00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB2 EHCI Cont roller (rev 02) 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev c2) 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) LPC Interface Brid ge (rev 02) 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) IDE Controller (rev 02) 00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801EB (ICH5) SATA Controller (rev 02) 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) SMBus Controller (rev 0 2) 00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) A C'97 Audio Controller (rev 02) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (rev 01) 01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] (Second ary) (rev 01) 02:01.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture ( rev 02) 02:01.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 02 ) 02:02.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02) 02:03.0 Communication controller: Conexant HSF 56k Data/Fax/Voice Modem (rev 01) 02:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq 5880 AudioPCI (rev 04) 02:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82562EZ 10/100 Ethernet Controlle r (rev 01)
- 02-08-2007 #2
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I just logged in, spent about half an hour typing up a relpy with some hopefully helpfull comments and a couple links, hit the preview button, and got a 'not logged in' message.
I sure won't bother doing that again.
- 02-08-2007 #3
Originally Posted by iHateRegistering
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I think the timeout is something like 15 minutes. If you have a really long post, it's best to put it in a text editor, then when you are ready to post you can copy/paste it into the forum for any needing formating and submission.
At least that works pretty well for me...oz
- 02-08-2007 #4
Ok, I managed to open the capture device I guess. When I open tvtime I don't have the error anymore. Now when I try to scan for channels he doesn't find them. My configuration is allright I think, because this is what I get when I verbose:
[root@localhost .tvtime]# tvtime -v Running tvtime 1.0.1. Reading configuration from /etc/tvtime/tvtime.xml Reading configuration from /root/.tvtime/tvtime.xml cpuinfo: CPU Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.60GHz, family 15, model 2, stepping 9. cpuinfo: CPU measured at 2593.946MHz. xcommon: Display :0.0, vendor The X.Org Foundation, vendor release 60802000 xfullscreen: Single-head detected, pixel aspect will be calculated. xfullscreen: Pixel aspect ratio on the primary head is: 764/755 == 1.01. xfullscreen: Using the XFree86-VidModeExtension to calculate fullscreen size. xfullscreen: Fullscreen to 0,0 with size 1280x1024. xcommon: Have XTest, will use it to ping the screensaver. xcommon: Pixel aspect ratio 1:1. xcommon: Pixel aspect ratio 1:1. xcommon: Window manager is Metacity and is EWMH compliant. xcommon: You are using metacity. Disabling aspect ratio hints xcommon: since most deployed versions of metacity are still broken. xcommon: Using EWMH state fullscreen property. xcommon: Using EWMH state above property. xcommon: Using EWMH state below property. xcommon: Pixel aspect ratio 1:1. xcommon: Displaying in a 768x576 window inside 768x576 space. xvoutput: Using XVIDEO adaptor 69: ATI Radeon Video Overlay. speedycode: Using MMXEXT optimized functions. station: Reading stationlist from /root/.tvtime/stationlist.xml videoinput: Using video4linux2 driver 'bttv', card 'BT878 video (Hauppauge (bt878))' (bus PCI:0000:02:01.0). videoinput: Version is 2319, capabilities 5010015. videoinput: Maximum input width: 924 pixels. tvtime: Sampling input at 720 pixels per scanline. xcommon: Pixel aspect ratio 1:1. xcommon: Displaying in a 768x576 window inside 768x576 space. xcommon: Received a map, marking window as visible (65).
[root@localhost .tvtime]# xawtv This is xawtv-3.94, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.9-42.ELsmp) load_codec_info_from_plugin: dlopen failed for /usr/lib/libquicktime/lqt_ffmpeg.so: /usr/lib/libquicktime/lqt_ffmpeg.so: undefined symbol: avcodec_init Segmentation fault
- 02-09-2007 #5
I've searched for about 5 hours now to make xawtv work and i'm about to give up. I don't get it. When I installed debian I didn't need to do anything. It just worked. If I can't get this working I think I have to go back to another debian-like distribution.
- 02-09-2007 #6
Debian does have an enormous package base. I use my Hauppauge card (although a DVB-T card, not an analogue one like yours) from FC6 with kaffeine, and it needed nothing else.
- 02-09-2007 #7
I discovered when I try to install VLC or Kaffeine. I get this error
--> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Missing Dependency: libFLAC.so.7 is needed by package xine-lib Error: Missing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.6) is needed by package libcdio Error: Missing Dependency: libcdio.so.6(CDIO_6) is needed by package xine-lib Error: Missing Dependency: libcdio.so.6 is needed by package xine-lib Error: Missing Dependency: libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.4) is needed by package libcdio Error: Missing Dependency: libiso9660.so.4 is needed by package xine-lib
I also tried to boot form a knoppix-live-cd and my tv-card works. So the problem lies defenitly by Centos. Maybe I should download Fedora core 6 and just format again.
Actually I have debian on my laptop and I use it for programming and other technical issues and that's great, but I wanted a nice desktop distribution to manage pictures, videos, (ntfs-support ) like windows because my girlfriend is not that familiar with the command line syntax , but i'm trying to step of windows because it drives me crazy sometimes.
- 02-09-2007 #8
Ahhh, CentOS is very much a server installation. It's a rebadge of RedHat Enterprise Linux. For desktop use you're much better off with one of the other distributions you mentioned. Fedora Core 6 I use myself and I like it a lot, but you may want to try Ubuntu or Debian, or Gentoo, or any of the others.