[linux-dvb] cx88-dvb modprobe failure

Sid Boyce sboyce at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Jun 1 18:02:31 CEST 2007


Sid Boyce wrote:
> Michael Krufky wrote:
>> Sid Boyce wrote:
>>>   # modprobe cx88-dvb
>>> FATAL: Error inserting cx88_dvb 
>>> (/lib/modules/2.6.22-rc3-smp/kernel/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-dvb.ko): 
>>> No such device
>>>
>>> dmesg spits this out after trying "modprobe cx88-dvb"
>>> cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
>>> cx8802_register_driver() ->registering driver type=dvb access=shared
>>> # l /dev/vbi*
>>> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root        4 2007-05-30 06:24 /dev/vbi -> vbi0
>>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 224 2007-05-30 06:24 /dev/vbi0
>>> crw-rw---- 1 root video 81, 225 2007-05-30 06:24 /dev/vbi1
>>> /dev/dvb is not created.
>>>
>>>  From dmesg
>>> ============
>>> cx2388x cx88-mpeg Driver Manager version 0.0.6 loaded
>>> cx2388x v4l2 driver version 0.0.6 loaded
>>>
>>> x2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
>>> cx8802_register_driver() ->registering driver type=dvb access=shared
>>>
>>> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:01:08.0[A] -> Link [APC3] -> GSI 18 (level, 
>>> low) -> IRQ 18
>>> CORE cx88[0]: subsystem: 17de:08a4, board: KWorld/VStream XPert 
>>> DVB-T [card=14,insmod option]
>>> TV tuner 4 at 0x1fe, Radio tuner -1 at 0x1fe
>>>
>>> cx88[0]: Test OK
>>>
>>> input: cx88 IR (KWorld/VStream XPert D as /class/input/input5
>>> cx88[0]/0: found at 0000:01:08.0, rev: 5, irq: 18, latency: 32, 
>>> mmio: 0xfb000000
>>> cx88[0]/0: registered device video1 [v4l2]
>>> cx88[0]/0: registered device vbi0
>>> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:01:08.2[A] -> Link [APC3] -> GSI 18 (level, 
>>> low) -> IRQ 18
>>> cx88[0]/0: found at 0000:01:08.2, rev: 5, irq: 18, latency: 32, 
>>> mmio: 0xfa000000
>>> cx88[0]/0: registered device video2 [v4l2]
>>> cx88[0]/0: registered device vbi1
>>>
>>> cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
>>> cx8802_register_driver() ->registering driver type=dvb access=shared
>>>
>>> cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
>>> cx8802_register_driver() ->registering driver type=dvb access=shared
>>> cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.6 loaded
>>> cx8802_register_driver() ->registering driver type=dvb access=shared
>>>
>>>   # lsmod|grep cx8
>>> cx8800                 54508  0
>>> cx8802                 36868  0
>>> cx88xx                 88228  2 cx8800,cx8802
>>> ir_common              54020  1 cx88xx
>>> i2c_algo_bit           23428  1 cx88xx
>>> tveeprom               34832  1 cx88xx
>>> videodev               45056  3 gspca,cx8800,cx88xx
>>> compat_ioctl32         25600  1 cx8800
>>> v4l2_common            36736  4 cx8800,cx88xx,videodev,compat_ioctl32
>>> video_buf              43524  4 cx8800,cx8802,cx88xx,video_buf_dvb
>>> btcx_risc              21896  3 cx8800,cx8802,cx88xx
>>> i2c_core               44032  12 
>>> it87,i2c_isa,or51132,mt352,cx22702,cx22700,nvidia,cx88xx,i2c_algo_bit,tveeprom,dvb_pll,i2c_nforce2 
>>>
>>>
>>> I moved this card from a x86 box to this 64x2 AM2 box and the 
>>> following files have the same contents. udev the same as on the x86 
>>> box. This is definitely a KWorld/VStream XPert DVB-T card which I 
>>> had working for over one year at least. Kernel is 2.6.22-rc3, same 
>>> problem with 2.6.22-rc2-git7. I haven't checked it in a few weeks on 
>>> the x86 box, but it was OK on earlier 2.6.22-rc kernels.
>>>
>>> # less /etc/sysconfig/hardware/hwcfg-bus-pci-0000\:01\:08.0
>>> # YaST configured TV card
>>> # 75Hn.ANrE4vYza54:CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder
>>> MODULE='cx88-dvb'
>>> STARTMODE='auto'
>>>
>>> # less /etc/modprobe.d/tv
>>>
>>> alias char-major-81 videodev
>>> options i2c-algo-bit bit_test=1
>>> # YaST configured TV card
>>> # 75Hn.ANrE4vYza54:CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder
>>> alias char-major-81-0 cx8800
>>> alias char-major-81-1 off
>>> alias char-major-81-2 off
>>> alias char-major-81-3 off
>>>
>>> I added this to modprobe.conf.local to get the card recognised.
>>> # less /etc/modprobe.conf.local
>>> #
>>> # please add local extensions to this file
>>> #
>>> options cx88xx  card=14
>>>
>>> from lspci -vvv
>>> ===============
>>> 01:08.0 Multimedia video controller: Conexant CX23880/1/2/3 PCI 
>>> Video and Audio Decoder (rev 05)
>>>          Subsystem: KWorld Computer Co. Ltd. Unknown device 08a4
>>>          Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- 
>>> ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
>>>          Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium 
>>>  >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR+
>>>          Latency: 32 (5000ns min, 13750ns max), Cache Line Size: 32 
>>> bytes
>>>          Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 18
>>>          Region 0: Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) 
>>> [size=16M]
>>>          Capabilities: [44] Vital Product Data
>>>          Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 0
>>>                  Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA 
>>> PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
>>>                  Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
>>>
>>> 01:08.2 Multimedia controller: Conexant CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and 
>>> Audio Decoder (rev 05)
>>>          Subsystem: KWorld Computer Co. Ltd. Unknown device 08a4
>>>          Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- 
>>> ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
>>>          Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium 
>>>  >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR+
>>>          Latency: 32 (1000ns min, 22000ns max), Cache Line Size: 32 
>>> bytes
>>>          Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 18
>>>          Region 0: Memory at fa000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) 
>>> [size=16M]
>>>          Capabilities: [4c] Power Management version 0
>>>                  Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA 
>>> PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
>>>                  Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Thanks and Regards
>>> Sid.
>>
>>
>> What happens if you try card=43 instead of card=14?
>>
>> You can't expect your card to 'just work' like this -- clearly we 
>> will have to
>> add an patch to the driver to autodetect your device, as it does have 
>> a unique
>> PCI subsystem ID.
>>
>> Let me know what card=43 does, then we can try some other things.
>>
>> Good Luck,
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>
>>
>
> It was being autodected for around 2 years and until quite recently, 
> on the x86 box. January 20th. and 24th., but not in the following 
> message log. It doesn't appear in 20070410 or 20070415. Can't figure 
> out which kernel was in use then as they have been removed, but I 
> think up to 2.6.21-rc and the earliest I have around is 2007-05-03 
> 22:04 2.6.21-git4.
>  # bzcat /var/log/messages-20070403.bz2 |less
> Jan 20 03:37:45 barrabas kernel: CORE cx88[0]: subsystem: 17de:08a6, 
> board: KWorld/VStream XPert DVB-T [card=14]
> Jan 20 03:37:45 barrabas kernel: cx88[0]/2: cx2388x based dvb card
> Jan 20 03:37:45 barrabas kernel: DVB: registering new adapter (cx88[0]).
> Jan 20 03:37:45 barrabas kernel: DVB: registering frontend 0 (Zarlink 
> MT352 DVB-T)...
> Ditto for 24th. January.
>
> I shall try card 43 again on reboot, stuff below didn't work out.
> # rmmod cx8800
> # rmmod cx8802
> # rmmod ir_common
> ERROR: Module ir_common is in use by cx88xx
> # rmmod cx88xx
> # lsmod|grep cx8
> # modprobe cx88-dvb
> FATAL: Error inserting cx88_dvb 
> (/lib/modules/2.6.22-rc3-smp/kernel/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-dvb.ko): 
> No such device
> tindog:/ftp/May07 # lsmod|grep cx8
> cx8802                 36868  0
> cx88xx                 88228  1 cx8802
> ir_common              54020  1 cx88xx
> i2c_algo_bit           23428  1 cx88xx
> tveeprom               34832  1 cx88xx
> videodev               45056  2 cx88xx,gspca
> v4l2_common            36736  3 cx88xx,videodev,compat_ioctl32
> video_buf              43524  3 cx8802,cx88xx,video_buf_dvb
> btcx_risc              21896  2 cx8802,cx88xx
> i2c_core               44032  12 
> cx88xx,it87,i2c_isa,or51132,mt352,cx22702,cx22700,nvidia,i2c_algo_bit,tveeprom,dvb_pll,i2c_nforce2 
>
>
> Regards
> Sid.
No luck with card=43 either, kernel 2.6.22-rc3-git5.
Regards
Sid.

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