[linux-dvb] Hauppauge WinTV HVR 3000 Questions
stoth at hauppauge.com
Tue Nov 21 16:48:05 CET 2006
Robert Longbottom wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've bought myself an HVR3000 card (tri mode analog / DVB-T / DVB-S) and
> I've been trying to get it to work under linux.
> I been trying to get the analog TV to work first (I don't have DVB-T or
> DVB-S (yet)) I've kind of got a picture out of it and the tuner working
> but no audio (I just get static noise when recording). The tuner /
> picture only work if I boot into Windows first and I have to rmmod tuner
> and modprobe tuner after boot to get the tuner to work.
> I get the impression I'm missing something really obvious, but I can't
> for the life in me work out what it is. So the 3 problems are:
> 1) The tuner problem is like the card needs to be switched from DVB mode
> to analog mode as part of the tuning and this isn't happening - this
> could be the tools I'm using... ?
> 2) The audio problem - I don't know. I think I have the correct module
> loaded (cx88_alsa) and I have an extra dsp device for recording from,
> but I just get static noise when recording. I'm kind of guessing this
> might be related to the tuning problem??
> 3) The fact I have to rmmod tuner && modprobe tuner after boot is
> something to do with the fact that tuner gets loaded before the cxx
> modules for the HVR3000 - this must be because I have the old bttv card
> in and this gets detected first and then tuner module doesn't pickup the
> extra tuner on the HVR when it's drivers get loaded. I can live with
> this for now so long as I can get the other stuff working ;-)
> I've been testing using xawtv and mythtv and I have an old Hauppauge
> analog tuner card (bttv) that is working ok.
> I'm running Gentoo linux with kernel 2.6.18 and I've downloaded and
> complied the latest drivers from linuxtv.org
> What info can I post to get some help finding out what's wrong? (I've
> posted everything I can think of below in the hope that someone can
> point me in the right direction :-) )
> I've just subscribed to the list so be gentle!
Hi, Welcome! :)
they are not ready for merging into the mainline and are proof of
concept patches to handle multiple DVB frontends on a single shared
transport bus. They worked fairly reliably last I tried, although they
need to cleanup and sanity checks before any merge could occur.
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