[linux-dvb] R: HVR-3000: fixed by downgrading kernel, any ~stoth/hvr3000 patches for >2.6.18 kernels?

Eddi eddi at depieri.net
Mon Aug 27 15:42:49 CEST 2007


Really, i've ported Steven patch to my debian SID newer 2.6.22 kernel.

Look at my previous post

http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-dvb/msg19922.html

Regards, 

Eddi

> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org]
> Per conto di Steven Toth
> Inviato: lunedì 27 agosto 2007 15.03
> A: Emilio Castellano
> Cc: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Oggetto: Re: [linux-dvb] HVR-3000: fixed by downgrading kernel, any
> ~stoth/hvr3000 patches for >2.6.18 kernels?
> 
> Emilio Castellano wrote:
> > Philip Pemberton wrote:
> >
> >> Well, it looks like either the kernel (stock FC6 2.6.20) or the driver
> itself
> >> is broken. Reverting to 2.6.18 (with minor patches to the r8169
> Ethernet
> >> driver source) and installing Steve Toth's hvr3000 driver has enabled
> most of
> >> the card's features. The analogue TV tuner isn't working properly (but
> that
> >> might be a MythTV thing) but DVB-T works fine. I'm off to test DVB-S in
> a few
> >> minutes.
> >>
> >> To get this working, I've had to build a 2.6.18 kernel for Mythdora 4,
> >> reinstall the ATI Fglrx drivers (from the ATI package, not an RPM),
> rebuild
> >> LIRC, and rebuild IVTV. Actually, scrub that last part, I still haven't
> >> managed to rebuild the IVTV RPM from the AtRPMs source. But the rest of
> it
> >> seems to work...
> >>
> >> Does anyone know if any *working* patches exist to get Steve Toth's
> HVR-3000
> >> driver (currently in hg under ~stoth/hvr3000) working on newer kernels?
> I got
> >> it to compile fairly well, it just didn't do much after it was
> compiled...
> >>
> >>
> 
> No, they don't exist.
> 
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >
> > The best bet is to compile steven's branch (~stoth/hvr3000) with vanilla
> > kernel 2.6.18. Changes introduced in this branch include support for
> > multiple exclusive frontends on a single bus, it's somehow experimental
> > and it will need several changes prior to include in the main branch.
> >
> > Analog works ok, DVB-T ok, DVB-S working with some troubles with diseq.
> >
> >
> Correct. I have no immediate plans to bring the multi-frontend patches
> beyond 2.6.18. If /When tuner refactoring and multiproto projects are
> accepted and merged then I'll think again.
> 
> - Steve
> 
> 
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