[linux-dvb] Cannot switch polarization: Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-HD-S2

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Thu Feb 21 18:03:00 CET 2008


Jens.Peder.Terjesen at devoteam.com wrote:
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>  >From: Andreas Bergstrøm <andreas.bergstrom at hiof.no>
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>  >Date: 21-02-2008 14:59
>  >Subject: [linux-dvb] Cannot switch polarization: Hauppauge
>  >WinTV-NOVA-HD-S2
>  >
>  >Greetings,
>  >
>  >We have just bought a Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-HD-S2, and having followed
>  >http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-HVR-4000
>  >, I have gotten the card to work, well, half of the time.
>  >
>  >It is unable to tune any channel with a vertical polarization, while
>  >
>  >horisontal works like a charm.
>  >
>  >Could this problem be related to this card and this problem
>  >http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-February/008471.html
>  > ? There is approximately 10 to 25 metres of cable between the card
>  >
>  >and the LNB. (Which is a 8-way LNB, which tunes vertically fine, as
>  >
>  >far as I can determine.
>  >
>  >Thanks in advance,
>  >
>  >Regards,
>  >
>  >--
>  >Andreas Bergstrøm
>  >Østfold University College
>  >Dept. of Computer Sciences
>  >Tel: +47 69 21 53 71
>  >http://media.hiof.no/
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> 13V is vertical and 18V is horisontal polarization, so I don't think it 
> is related.
> 
> I have two HVR-4000 working on OpenSuse 10.3 with the latest v4l-dvb 
> drivers from http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb pathed with 
> http://dev.kewl.org/hauppauge/v4l-dvb-hg-sfe-latest.diff. I have also 
> followed the instructions you refer to, but had to do make release 
> before the make and make install to get it to work.

Someone started screwing with the isl1621 (?) driver after support for 
this product was released (probably to fix another vendors board), it 
broke Hauppauge support.

- Steve





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