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cannot install drivers, need guide sorry I am a newbie
PostPosted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:19 pm Reply with quote
rcaca0
 
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For some reason I cannot find the folder that has the drivers for Kernel 2.6. at the bottom is the instruction that I am stuck on.

On the TV tuner, I untared the drivers and loaded them (I think). I used the command tar zxvf <filename> in the directory where it was at (on the desktop). On the instructions for the card it them mentions to use the command dmesg | grep cx88 and see if you see a message mentioning the HD5500. I think I see this, I am just not too sure if I loaded the driver when I untared it. It then talks about moving the Tools folder on the cd to the hard drive then run a Make command. I did this but the Make command does not work.

When I run the lswh command the OS seems to see everything including the tv tuner.



Information on my computer:

Motherboard with onboard video and sound: Biostar M7SUA with video set at 64 MB
Ram: 512
Hard drive: WD 80 GB IDE
TV Tuner: PCHDTV HD-5500
Video source: Time Warner Cable
OS system: Mythbuntu 9.10

Does anybody know of a step by step guide for installation? The read me files on the cd are confusing.

Thanks


command where I am stuck:

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1) Install the drivers
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
If you are installing this card on a recent distribution of linux then you
should use the driver under drivers/kernel2.6. In that directory you can find
HOWTOs for some popular distributions. Follow the appropriate directions for
your setup.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
2) Verify the installation
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Connect your antenna to the card.

Check that the driver is loaded by typing:

> dmesg | grep cx88

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