[linux-dvb] DViCO FusionHDTV5 Express and cx23885 support

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Thu Jan 17 02:54:11 CET 2008


Andrew Casper wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:41 PM, Michael Krufky wrote:
>
>> Andrew Casper wrote:
>>> On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:05 PM, Michael Krufky wrote:
>>>
>>>> Andrew Casper wrote:
>>>>> (please excuse the me if this has already been asked and answer, but
>>>>> I'm new to the list and I did not find an answer in the message
>>>>> archives)
>>>>>
>>>>> I just got a new DViCO FusionHDTV5 Express - primarily based on
>>>>> reading that it was supported on the wiki. I have downloaded the
>>>>> latest tree. But when I compile the source, it doesn't make the
>>>>> kernel
>>>>> modules for cx23885 (which is the module I believe I need). What am I
>>>>> missing here?
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm using Fedora 8 (kernel 2.6.23.9-85).
>>>>
>>>> Did you update from an older tree or pull down a fresh clone?
>>>>
>>>> It JustWorks (tm) -- if not, maybe some dependency is screwing you
>>>> up......
>>>>
>>>> from the v4l-dvb tree, what does the following show you:
>>>>
>>>> grep 23885 v4l/.*config (no, this is NOT a typo)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> If VIDEO_CX23885 isnt selected, then go select it in menuconfig.
>>>>
>>>> You'll find it under the video section, as CX23885 - cx2388x
>>>> successor.
>>>>
>>>> HTH,
>>>>
>>>> Mike
>>>
>>> Thanks for the speedy reply, Mike.
>>>
>>> ergh - VIDEO_CX23885 seems to be selected for build:
>>>
>>> # grep 23885 v4l/.*config
>>> v4l/.config:CONFIG_VIDEO_CX23885=m
>>> v4l/.myconfig:CONFIG_VIDEO_CX23885                         := m
>>>
>>> I'm building from the public cvs that I pulled last night (and check
>>> for an update today). I had the same problem with a tarball I also
>>> pulled.
>>
>> mercurial.   hg.  no cvs.
>>
>>>
>>> So how do I determine what dependancy is killing me? This is a pretty
>>> new build (just installed on Fedora 8 on Saturday) so there isn't too
>>> much creft.
>>
>> is there a v4l/cx23885.ko after you build?  did you forget to do 'make
>> install' (as root) ?
>>
>> -Mike
>
> My bad - it was mercurial.
>
> No cx23885.ko is made - just links to the src files. And I did a "make
> install".
>
> - Andrew
Reboot your machine, and enjoy your working driver.

In the future, this stuff is documented at:

http://linuxtv.org/repo

Enjoy.

-Mike



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