[linux-dvb] Avermedia A312 - patch for review

Devin Heitmueller devin.heitmueller at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 00:27:59 CET 2008


On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 6:23 PM, Daniel Perzynski
<Daniel.Perzynski at aster.pl> wrote:
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Devin Heitmueller [mailto:devin.heitmueller at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 12:12 AM
> To: Daniel Perzynski
> Cc: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Subject: Re: Avermedia A312 - patch for review
>
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Daniel Perzynski
> <Daniel.Perzynski at aster.pl> wrote:
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Devin Heitmueller [mailto:devin.heitmueller at gmail.com]
>> Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 11:29 PM
>> To: Daniel Perzynski
>> Cc: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
>> Subject: Re: Avermedia A312 - patch for review
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 5:25 PM, Daniel Perzynski
>> <Daniel.Perzynski at aster.pl> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> According to the suggestions I've modified dvb-usb-ids.h and cxusb.c to
>> add
>>> a support for that card.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I would appreciate someone to look at the code below and compare it with
>>> spec on the wiki for that card.
>>>
>> <snip>
>>
>> Does this patch actually work?  Can you watch ATSC TV?
>>
>> Devin
>>
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>> Devin J. Heitmueller
>> http://www.devinheitmueller.com
>> AIM: devinheitmueller
>>
>> Good question,
>>
>> How to check it? What about analog TV?
>>
>> Daniel
>
>> Well, the /dev/dvb/adapter0/* files are for the ATSC interface (using
>> the lgdt3303).  You would use tools like scan, azap, mplayer to test
>> digital support:
>
>> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Testing_your_DVB_device
>>
>> I'm not sure which analog video decoder that device uses and I'm not
>> confident you have provided any configuration to specify the decoder.
>> Do you have a /dev/video0 device?
>>
>> Devin
>>
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>> Devin J. Heitmueller
>> http://www.devinheitmueller.com
>> AIM: devinheitmueller
>
> Devin,
>
> The problem is that I'm in Poland and we don't have ATSC here as far as I'm
> aware but I will try to test it anyway.
> Could you please look at the wiki for that card and tell me what will be the
> analog video decoder for that card (I don't have /dev/videoX device).

Hmm....  It's a cx25843.  I would have to look at the code to see how
to hook that into the CY7C68013A bridge.  I'll take a look tonight
when I get home.

Devin

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