[linux-dvb] Nexus-s revision 2.3

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Sun Apr 10 19:08:18 CEST 2005


Matthias Bodenbinder wrote:
> Oliver Endriss schrieb:
> > Matthias Bodenbinder wrote:
> > 
> >>I had a Nexus-s revision 2.1 for quit some time. Now I got a new Nexus-s 
> >>revision 2.3 (due to a warranty replacement) and this is not working anymore.
> >>
> >>I have learned so far that no driver is available for this revision. Shoot!
> >>But is there anybody who has some experience with this card? Is the driver being 
> >>developed? Is there any development driver which I could use?
> > 
> > 
> > For kernel 2.6 there is an experimental driver in dvb-kernel CVS.
> > See http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-March/000761.html
> > 
> > Oliver
> > 
> 
> Hello Oliver,
> 
> I have tried dvb-kernel.tar.gz with av7110.c from "2005-03-18 21:59". It 
> compiles file with kernel 2.6.11-ac6 (using makelinks etc.), but upon startup 
> (SuSE 9.2 /etc/init.d/dvb start) I am getting severe errors (seel below).
> 
> What am I doing wrong?

Hm, I don't know what dvb-kernel.tar.gz is, and I don't use SuSE. :-(
The CVS driver works here with a vanilla 2.6.11.7 kernel.

Usually such problems happen
- if kernel and driver are compiled with different compiler versions or
- DVB driver modules shipped with the kernel are mixed with CVS drivers

I suggest a fresh CVS checkout, see http://linuxtv.org/cvs.php
For testing you can compile the CVS drivers outside the kernel in the
build-2.6 directory. Use the insmod.sh script to load/unload the driver.

Oliver
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