[linux-dvb] Pinnacle PCTV 300i: tuner module not supported yet ?

Vesa Voutilainen wanderer at netikka.fi
Mon Aug 29 16:36:01 CEST 2005


Stupid, stupid me...

I am very sorry Rainer for the extra work I caused.

Tried new kernel, took a pause and then started searching more info.

Then I found this:

/...
To: Linux and Kernel Video <video4linux-list at xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Pinnacle PCTV 310i PAL (w/ DVB-T, FM and IR-2.5mm)
From: Pedro Palhoto Matos <plpm at xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 23:54:20 +0100
....
With an "lspci -v" command, this is what I got:

0000:00:0c.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA713X Audio+video 
broadcast decoder (rev d0)
        Subsystem: Pinnacle Systems Inc.: Unknown device 002f
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 16
        Memory at dfffb800 (32-bit, non-prefetchable)
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
.../

Looks pretty much like mine...

And reply is 

/...

Hi, Pedro

Your card is not yet supported by the video4linux drivers since the
TDA8275A tuner is not supported yet. This card is very different from
the 300i.

I intend to implement support for it in september. I will first focus on
another card but it should not be a big deal to gt your card working as
well as soon as we have support for all chips.

If you need to have a a linux driver for a hybrid card right now, i can
remommend the Pinnacle 300i. There is also support for the hybrid cards
by Creatix with saa7134 and the FMD1216 tuner. These mainly get sold by
Medion. There also is limited (sensitivity) support for the LifeView
Flyvideo Duo DVB-T. Last not least I can provide you a test version for
the Compro Videomate 300 DVB-T without recote control support.

Best regards
    Hartmut

.../

So, my card is not what I thought it to be and there's no drivers around yet.

Sorry for this, it seems I'll have to wait for a while.

Vesa



On Friday 26 August 2005 10:19, Rainer Schubert wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Vesa Voutilainen wrote:
> > Thank you Rainer,
>
> Hi Vesa and the list,
>
> you are welcome.
>
> > about that video4linux patch, I've tried several, the latest make script
> > has code in it, which won't compile saa7134-dvb module if kernel is lower
> > than 12.
>
> You do not need the video4linux patch for 2.6.12 or later.
> As I promised yesterday, I have compiled linux-2.6.12.5 for my setup and
> have found my card working at the first try.
>
> > With older patches, I had several problems. This was the first that
> > recognized card correctly.
>
> Again: No patches needed for linux-2.6.12.5 !
>
> > I'll look at that kernel 11 stuff again, but would really appreciate
> > solution for this 12 series kernel.
>
> Don't bother to do so. Just try 2.6.12.5 from kernel.org !
>
> > From video4linux patch,
> > Make.config:
> > /..
> > MDIR			:= v4l2
> > snap			:= video4linux
> >
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_BTTV	:= m
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7134	:= m
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_IR		:= m
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_TUNER	:= m
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_TVAUDIO	:= m
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88	:= m
> >
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_ALSA	:= n
>
> From my /usr/src/linux/.config:
>
> root at dl6hbo:~# cat /usr/src/linux/.config | grep "CONFIG_VIDEO_*"
> CONFIG_VIDEO_DEV=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_BT848=m
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_PMS is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_BWQCAM is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_CQCAM is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_W9966 is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_CPIA is not set
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA5246A=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA5249=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_STRADIS=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_ZORAN=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_ZORAN_BUZ=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_ZORAN_DC10=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_ZORAN_DC30=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_ZORAN_LML33=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_ZORAN_LML33R10=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7134=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7134_DVB=m
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_MXB is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_DPC is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_HEXIUM_ORION is not set
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_HEXIUM_GEMINI is not set
> CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88_DVB=m
> # CONFIG_VIDEO_OVCAMCHIP is not set
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7146=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7146_VV=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_VIDEOBUF=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_TUNER=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_BUF=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_BUF_DVB=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_BTCX=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_IR=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_TVEEPROM=m
> CONFIG_VIDEO_SELECT=y
>
> > # doesn't build on kernels older than 2.6.12
> >
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88_DVB	:= n
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7134_DVB := n
>
> Should be "m" instead of "n"
>
> > ifneq ($(KERNELRELEASE),)
> > need_dvb = $(shell test $(SUBLEVEL) -ge 12 && echo yes)
> > endif
> >
> > ifeq ($(need_dvb),yes)
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_CX88_DVB	:= m
> > CONFIG_VIDEO_SAA7134_DVB := m
> > endif
> >
> > ../
>
> Regards,
> Rainer




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