[linux-dvb] Hauppauge HVR-1800 Analog issues

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Tue Aug 19 23:40:51 CEST 2008

Jay Modi wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 5:03 PM, Steven Toth <stoth at linuxtv.org 
> <mailto:stoth at linuxtv.org>> wrote:
>     # make unload
>     # modprobe cx25840 debug=1
>     # modprobe cx23885 debug=1
>     Then cat /dev/video1 >test.mpg
> I did that and I received an I/O error:
> cat /dev/video2 > test.mpg
> cat: /dev/video2: Input/output error
> The output from dmesg was too large for me to fill comfortable pasting 
> in an email so I attached it (hope that is ok).

Remove all other video drivers (with make unload) and try again.

If the HVR1800 is the only capture in the system then it will be 
registered as /dev/video0 and /dev/video1.

If you have to, try physically removing the other card and re-run the test.


- Steve

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