[linux-dvb] Compro Videomate DVB-T200 and friends
james at fidell.co.uk
Fri Sep 8 23:29:16 CEST 2006
Michael Krufky wrote:
> James Fidell wrote:
>> Unfortunately running "modprobe saa7134-dvb" appears to achieve
>> absolutely nothing at all. The module loads, but gives no dmesg output
>> and no /dev/dvb devices are created. Any ideas?
> This would usually happen if the driver doesnt think your card has DVB
> functionality, although that sounds unlikely in your case. Maybe you'd
> have better results with the sources in linuxtv.org mercurial, unless
> Hartmut has any better idea...
> BTW, linuxtv.org's mercurial drivers will NOT build correctly against
> the FC5 kernel, due to the fact that FC5 is currently using a 2.6.18
> kernel which identifies itself as 2.6.17. OTOH, if you're using the
> atrpms package repository, you can upgrade your v4l-dvb modules by doing:
> yum install video4linux-kmdl-`uname -r`
Ok, I've done that, but still look to be in the same position.
> umm... what makes you think the drivers can see the hardware? You are
> using cx88-blackbird devices -- these do not have DVB functionality.
> You should see cx88-dvb announce the fact that it has loaded itself, but
> it will not do anything with those cards.
Grrr. I was told by the person who gave them to me that they were
digital cards. I'll forget about them and concentrate on the DVB-T200
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