[linux-dvb] AverMedia AverTV Hybrid+FM PCI (saa7134)

Rikard Wissing / Compless rikard.wissing at compless.com
Mon May 15 20:51:57 CEST 2006


Hi!

Hartmut Hackmann wrote:

> Hi,
>
> gpatricio at gmail.com wrote:
>
>> I read this message in the list, but I have not seen answers. I have 
>> same the problem.
>> Any idea? Thanks
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>>
>>
>> Hello everybody,
>>
>> I would like to report a new card that I borrowed recently to try on 
>> Fedora Core 4 (2.6.15-1.1831_FC4).
>>
>> AverMedia AverTV Hybrid+FM PCI (PAL version)
>> --------------------------------------------
>>
>> features: fullts??, AVin, ir
>>
>> interface: PCI
>> bridge: Philips SAA 1735 HL / 203
>> tuner: Philips TD1316A
>>
>>
>> frontend driver: mt352
>>
>> pictures:
>> http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stephanb/avertv_hybrid_fm01.jpg
>>  <http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stephanb/avertv_hybrid_fm01.jpg>
>>
>> http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stephanb/avertv_hybrid_fm02.jpg
>>  <http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stephanb/avertv_hybrid_fm02.jpg>
>> http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stephanb/averTV_HFM_tuner.png
>>
>>
>> $ lspci -v
>>
>> 00:0b.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA713X 
>> Audio+video broadcast decoder (rev d1)
>>
>>        Subsystem: Avermedia Technologies Inc: Unknown device 2c00
>>        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 10
>>        Memory at df000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2K]
>>
>>
>>        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
>>
>> $ lspci -vn
>> 00:0b.0 Class 0480: 1131:7133 (rev d1)
>>        Subsystem: 1461:2c00
>>
>>
>> AverTV offer a "linux driver" on their website. It contains RPMs with 
>> the /etc/udev/devices/dvb/... device nodes and the following modules:
>>
>> /lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4/kernel/drivers/media/video/mt352.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4/kernel/drivers/media/video/saa7134/saa713x.ko 
>>
>>
>> There is an install script that installs the rpm and insmod the 
>> modules AverMedia consider to be relevant. No doubt this approach is 
>> going to fail on any linux box not running the expected distro and 
>> kernel version.
>>
>>
>> http://www.avermedia.com/cgi-bin/support_driverbympdpro.asp?category=TV%20Card&category2=Hybrid&proname=AVerTV%20Hybrid%20FM%20PCI 
>>
>>  <http://www.avermedia.com/cgi-bin/support_driverbympdpro.asp?category=TV%20Card&category2=Hybrid&proname=AVerTV%20Hybrid%20FM%20PCI> 
>>
>>
>> in the AVerMedia install script one can read:
>> auto_insmod()
>> {
>>
>>        rmmod saa7134     1> /dev/null 2> /dev/null
>>        modprobe dvb-core 1> /dev/null 2> /dev/null
>>        modprobe i2c-core 1> /dev/null 2> /dev/null
>>
>>        modprobe videodev 1> /dev/null 2> /dev/null
>>
>> modprobe mk352 1> /dev/null 2> /dev/null # note the spelling mistake !!
>>
>>        modprobe saa713x  1> /dev/null 2> /dev/null
>>
>>        dialog --title "Install" --backtitle "AVerMedia Device Driver" \
>>
>> --msgbox "The driver is installed.\nYou might reboot your system to 
>> enjoy it!!" 12 60
>>
>> }
>>
>> I tried the following:
>> rmmod saa7134
>> modprobe saa7134-dvb
>> modprobe mt352
>>
>
> When you use the driver from linuxtv.org and force the card type to 85
> modprobe saa7134 card=85
> modprobe saa7134-dvb
> the dvb section might work (same channel decoder, same tuner )
>
> Good luck
>    Hartmut
>
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>
I just made a quick test with tzap and I can confirm that the DVB 
section works!
Running Ubuntu Dapper and using the latest source of V4L.

I have had this card lying around forever and now I can finally use it.
Thanks alot Hartmut

Best regards,
Rikard Wissing




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