[linux-dvb] Anubis Electronics "Lifeview"(0x10fd:0x1513) (was: msi digivox mini ii)

Aapo Tahkola aet at rasterburn.org
Sat Mar 3 17:58:52 CET 2007


On Sat, 3 Mar 2007 03:10:41 +0200
Aapo Tahkola <aet at rasterburn.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 02 Mar 2007 23:06:15 +0100
> Pierre Willenbrock <pierre at pirsoft.dnsalias.org> wrote:
> 
> > Michael Krufky schrieb:
> > > Pierre Willenbrock wrote:
> > >> Hi list,
> > >>
> > >> I am owner of a "MSI DIGIVOX mini-II". I got it to work using the
> > >> attached patch and firmware. The patch and firmware are the
> > >> result of analyzing some usb logs from windows.
> > >>
> > >> The patch breaks all users of tda10046, as i don't understand how
> > >> that chip is supposed to work. The same goes for my driver
> > >> implementation of the Philips 8275a.
> > >>
> > >> So this mess needs to be fixed before it can go into the
> > >> repository.
> > >>
> > >> The patch is against a fresh hg checkout from
> > >> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb at 2007-02-22 21:00 UTC.
> > >>
> > >> Regards,
> > >>   Pierre
> > > 
> > > Pierre-
> > > 
> > > I am very happy to hear that you got this device working...
> > > Interestingly enough, we have already created a new tda827x dvb fe
> > > module, which might be better for your device...  This new tda827x
> > > module has not yet been merged into the master v4l-dvb repository,
> > > but it will be soon.  Could you try to use the code located in:
> > > 
> > > http://linuxtv.org/hg/~hhackmann/v4l-dvb
> > > 
> > > The tda827x module will be able to detect the difference between
> > > the tda8275 and the tda8275a ...  You do not have to fill the
> > > callback functions in the config struct -- that is really meant as
> > > a hack for some required GPIO handling in the saa7134-dvb driver
> > > for input switching.
> > > 
> > > If you can generate a new patch against the repository above, it
> > > would make it _much_ easier to integrate your patch into the
> > > sources.   After you get that done, we can work out the tda1004x
> > > differences.
> > > 
> > > You might also want to speak to aett and friedrich, regulars of
> > > the #linuxtv irc chat room on irc.freenode.net ... aet is the
> > > author of the m920x driver, and friedrich has the same device
> > > that you have. They have been working on it, but haven't yet
> > > gotten successful results.
> > > 
> > > Good work!  Hopefully we can clean this up after you generate a
> > > new patch using the tda827x module from hhackmann's repository.
> > > 
> > > Regards,
> > > 
> > > Mike Krufky
> > > 
> > 
> > Hi Mike and Hartmut,
> > 
> > this time, the patch does not change tda827x.c at all. I fiddled
> > with the PHY2 value in tda1004x.c and found it to be related to the
> > IF(there seems to be some factor between the IF and PHY2 introduced
> > somewhere else). This leaves some differences in tda1004x.c. I don't
> > know what to do with these, so i would be glad to get any hints.
> 
> 
> Updated patch. I'm fine with these m920x changes.
> 

Signed-of-by: Aapo Tahkola <aet at rasterburn.org>

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