[linux-dvb] new tv tuner card

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Sep 9 03:27:42 CEST 2006


Am Samstag, den 09.09.2006, 10:53 +1000 schrieb Peter D.:
> On Saturday 9 September 2006 09:04, Hartmut Hackmann wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Philip Shead wrote:
> > > Peter D. wrote:
> > >> On Friday 8 September 2006 06:32, Hartmut Hackmann wrote:
> [snip]
> > >>>>> This might be a clone of the LifeView LR306 card.
> > >>>>> so please try:
> > >>>>> modprobe saa7134 card=94
> > >>>>> modprobe saa7134-dvb
> [snip]
> 
> Philip wrote:
> > >  I've had the below problem. It seems to be easy to 'break'
> > > this card. For me it has required turning the system
> > > off pulling the power out completely and restarting. This
> > > also affects the windows software. I successfully got
> > > mythtv to scan the 5 melbourne stations and managed a
> > > half hour dvb recording but it didn't work when I went
> > > back to watch an analogue channel and when I tried
> > > the dvb again I get the firmware revision ff thing.
> > > After a reboot when this happens attempting to
> > > install the saa7134-dvb module gives
> > >
> > > Sep  8 16:42:04 illian kernel: saa7133[0]: frontend
> > > initialization failed
> > >
> > > Until I completely depower the system.
> 
> Peter wrote:
> > >> [c17] /mnt/test/var/log
> > >> ->cat messages.temp
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Sep  7 10:24:26 localhost kernel: tda1004x: setting up plls for
> > >> 48MHz sampling clock
> > >> Sep  7 10:24:27 localhost kernel: tda1004x: found firmware
> > >> revision ff -- invalid
> > >> Sep  7 10:24:27 localhost kernel: tda1004x: booting from eeprom
> > >> Sep  7 10:24:27 localhost kernel: tda1004x: found firmware
> > >> revision ff -- invalid
> > >> Sep  7 10:24:27 localhost kernel: tda1004x: firmware upload
> > >> failed
> 
> These error messages were probably because I didn't seat the card 
> properly.  
> 
> > I assume you use a recent snapshot from linuxtv.org.
> 
> No.  I have built vanilla kernels before but I was avoiding it until I 
> have to again.  My test system is using kernel-2.6.17-2mdv which 
> knows about cards up to at least 94.  The last line 
> of /usr/src/linux/Documentation/video4linux/CARDLIST.saa7134 is; 
> "94 -> LifeView FlyDVB-T Hybrid Cardbus         [5168:3306,5168:3502]"
> It is a Mandriva beta for 2007.  It is mostly self consistent - and I 
> already had it installed.  
> 
> How recent a snapshot should I be using?  

The current!

The guys here do it anyway.
There is nobody else out there!

Except for latest kernel compat ,,,

Cheers,
Hermann









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