[linux-dvb] Support for newest DVICO Fusion HDTV Dual Express

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Mon Oct 15 13:36:53 CEST 2007


Patrick Claven wrote:
> Hi people,
> 
> I've got the latest DVICO Fusion HDTV Dual Express. From what I have  
> gathered thus far, it has a Conexant cx23885 chipset and an xceive   
> xc30xx chipset.
> 
> I'm not sure whether it would work with the xc3028 driver, i have  
> loaded the xc3028-fe patched module as according to steps outlined  
> here: http://fremnet.net/article/228/dvico-fusionhdtv-dual-digital-4- 
> under-linux but it has no effect.
> 
> I actually have the dual digital 4 card referred to in that article  
> running perfectly, but I'm not so naive as to think that my new card  
> which is PCIe 1x will work, especially given the fact that I think  
> it's a newer xceive chipset than
> that in the dual digital 4.
> 
> I compiled the very latest v4l-dvb and got the cx23885 module loaded,  
> it detects the card as an unknown type, as shown in the following  
> dmesg output:
> 
> [ 5980.021706] cx23885 driver version 0.0.1 loaded
> [ 5980.021770] ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:03:00.0[A] -> GSI 19 (level,  
> low) -> IRQ 17
> [ 5980.021774] cx23885[0]: Your board isn't known (yet) to the  
> driver.  You can
> [ 5980.021776] cx23885[0]: try to pick one of the existing card  
> configs via
> [ 5980.021777] cx23885[0]: card=<n> insmod option.  Updating to the  
> latest
> [ 5980.021778] cx23885[0]: version might help as well.
> [ 5980.021780] cx23885[0]: Here is a list of valid choices for the  
> card=<n> insmod option:
> [ 5980.021782] cx23885[0]:    card=0 -> UNKNOWN/GENERIC
> [ 5980.021784] cx23885[0]:    card=1 -> Hauppauge WinTV-HVR1800lp
> [ 5980.021786] cx23885[0]:    card=2 -> Hauppauge WinTV-HVR1800
> [ 5980.021788] cx23885[0]:    card=3 -> Hauppauge WinTV-HVR1250
> [ 5980.021789] cx23885[0]:    card=4 -> DViCO FusionHDTV5 Express
> [ 5980.021798] CORE cx23885[0]: subsystem: 18ac:db78, board: UNKNOWN/ 
> GENERIC [card=0,autodetected]
> [ 5980.120888] cx23885[0]: i2c bus 0 registered
> [ 5980.120905] cx23885[0]: i2c bus 1 registered
> [ 5980.120919] cx23885[0]: i2c bus 2 registered
> [ 5980.147782] cx23885[0]/0: found at 0000:03:00.0, rev: 2, irq: 17,  
> latency: 0, mmio: 0xfd800000
> [ 5980.147801] PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:03:00.0 to 64
> [ 6178.439162] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
> [ 6178.531298] cx88/0: cx2388x v4l2 driver version 0.0.6 loaded
> [ 6279.216926] usbcore: registered new interface driver dvb_usb_cxusb
> 
> Okay, so if I tell it that its card number 4, it registers the dvb  
> adapter0 in /dev/dvb/adapter0 and so forth. However it loads the LG  
> tuner chipset that ships with the HDTV5 Express card, so we  
> definitely know that won't work.
> 
> So to cut a long story short, reading the xceive chipset on the card  
> it appears to say xc3008ACQ. This may not mean much to anybody, it  
> doesnt to me. So realising this card does not have support under  
> linux yet, I primarily would
> like to volunteer for testing of this card for anybody brave enough  
> to endeavour to get this working.
> 
> Thanks a lot, and I hope some of this made sense. This is the first  
> time I've posted to any mailing list.

Patrick-

I can post a test patch for you, within the next few days.  Which demod is used on that card?  Is it two zl10353's ?

Can you show me the output of 'modprobe cx23885 i2c_scan=1' , after first doing 'modprobe -r cx23885' ?

-Mike



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