[linux-dvb] Digital tuning failing on Pinnacle 800i with dmesg output
stoth at linuxtv.org
Thu Aug 14 16:15:15 CEST 2008
James Lucas wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 8:40 PM, James Lucas <orbus42 at gmail.com
> <mailto:orbus42 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Anyway, update. Installed in the windows machine, and got the
> drivers installed successfully, but the player software that comes
> with the card requires windows xp, and the newest version of windows
> I have is 2000. I know analog capture is pretty well supported in
> windows by things like virtualdub and media player classic, but do
> you know of any apps I can use to test the HD functionality?
> While I had the card out, got the following from visual inspection:
> Printed on the PCB:
> pctv 800i rev 1.1
> There were two large visible chips on the card:
> Samsung C649 S5H1409X01-T0 N079X
> Conexant Broadcast Decoder CX23883-39 72013496 0729 Korea
> I imagine the tuner chip is hidden under the metal box (shielding?).
> Another update - I spoke too soon. One of the windows drivers is
> refusing to load properly. I don't know if the signifies a bad card or
> just that the driver doesn't work on anything less than xp. I don't
> have any way to test at the moment. I'm happy to try anything you want
> in the way of diagnosis under linux though.
I don't think anyone else is reporting i2c issues on that board, so it's
possible you just have a bad unit.
It goes without saying, try to bring up the baord on a supported windows
platform to verify it... or perhaps take it to a neighbours house a
wreck his xp install ;)
If you get to the point of it working in windows but not on Linux then
we'll be able to make progress.
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