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Re: Problem whith TV card no /dev/video0



On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 17:33 -0500, Christopher K. Johnson wrote:
> Claude Petrini wrote:
> 
> > I tryed "mknod /dev/video0 c 81 0" but when I reboot the device video0 
> > is missing again.
> >
> This is from memory so the details may not be 100%, but try the following.
> Figure out what module needs to be loaded for your video card.
> If you can figure that out, then if it were 'mymodule' try
> modprobe mymodule
> If that makes /dev/video0 appear then add a line to /etc/modprobe.conf
> alias /dev/video0 mymodule
> which should make it load when you try to access that device, so it will 
> still work after rebooting.

My /etc/modprobe.conf has

	alias char-major-81 bttv

and udev happily creates the device for me.

Phil



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