mythtv cannot access capture card

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fonix
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mythtv cannot access capture card

Post by fonix » Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:53 am

Hello,

Let me get the basics out of the way:
Slackware64-current
Linux 5.4.59
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
32GB RAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 (440.100)

I've been using mythtv since 2015 and I love it. I was using a few revisions of 0.27 for a while and decided to update my system (for security reasons). I was running slackware 14.2 and now I'm on -current. I was able to compile and install 0.31 and everything seemed to go well. I have a Centon InfiniTV 6, but all information from the 4 applies to the 6, it just has 2 more tuners. So, I've been following the wiki page here: (mythtv website)/wiki/Ceton_InfiniTV_4 . I compiled the kernel driver, called my cable company, assigned an IP, and even ran the tuner through test drive via mplayer, and it all works (excellent). However, when I run mythtv-setup and configure capture card, then video source, then input, I go to scan for channels and I am greeted with "Failed to Open the Card" for Scan Type. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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