[linux-dvb] FusionHDTV5 IR not working.

Chaogui Zhang czhang1974 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 17:14:24 CEST 2008


On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Paul Marks <paul at pmarks.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 9:05 AM, Chaogui Zhang <czhang1974 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Do the following and see if it works:
>>
>> Power off your system (don't just reboot), then unplug power, wait for
>> 20 seconds and plug it back in then start your Ubuntu.
>
> Hey, you're right!  Thanks.  The remote is working perfectly on Gentoo
> now.  0x6b is also visible in i2cdetect.
>
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 9:11 AM, Steven Toth <stoth at linuxtv.org> wrote:
>>
>> If this is true, and the IR device reset line is wired to the bridge, we
>> should try to identify the GPIO and force a device reset on driver load.
>
> If you can't figure out how to reset it, then at least put a comment
> in the kernel code mentioning the need to power off.  It might save
> someone a lot of effort in the future.

I don't think users look at the driver code that often when running
into a problem like that. Instead, I added a note on the wiki page
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DViCO_FusionHDTV5_RT_Gold for
this card so others can find it easily if they google.

-- 
Chaogui Zhang



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