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Old 12-03-2007, 12:31 PM   #1
Registered: Sep 2005
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pinnacle tv card becomes unknown device

I was using debian normally, nothing wrong; then suddenly the tv card a pctv pro stopped working.
the lspci used to display the name of the manufacturer (pinnacle pctv) but now it just display 'multimedia video device unknown device.

I have updated the pciids via the appropriate command. the modules are in the kernel bttv, tuner, etc. still nothing does. dmesg say nothing about the card, /var/log/messages either.

is there something missing here that i might have ommited?

thank you
Old 12-19-2007, 11:49 PM   #2
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does the card identify correctly for lspci in
- failsafe mode
- livecd
- different pci slot

it could outlived its life


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