[linux-dvb] hauppauge HVR 900H

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Tue Jul 22 14:42:35 CEST 2008


Thanks, Ricardo. For sure we'll need some testing after I fix the current 
issue.

Cheers,
Mauro

On Tue, 22 Jul 2008, Ricardo Carrillo Cruz wrote:

> I just wanted to give you thanks Mauro, your work is much appreciated
> on supporting HVR900H.
> If there's anything we mere users can do ( dunno, perhaps providing
> dumps, logs), please let me know.
>
> Cheers
>
> 2008/7/22 Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab at infradead.org>:
>> Hi Eddi,
>>
>> I'm working on this driver. I have one HVR900H. Unfortunately, I've been
>> too busy those days, since I'm responsible for the entire subsystem
>> maintainership and I have a job that it is unrelated to V4L. So, I can
>> work on it only on my spare time.
>>
>> The HVR uses a tm6010 chip. The commands for this is slicely different
>> than the ones for tm6000. The driver has some support for it, but some
>> adjustments are needed.
>>
>> The firmware file is for xc3028XL variant.
>>
>> The current tree is broken (the urb decoding code is causing some OOPS
>> during IRQ, causing kernel panic). I'm debugging it.
>>
>> About i2c discover, don't trust on their results. The normal procedure for
>> detecting i2c devices doesn't seem to work with tm6000.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Mauro
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 22 Jul 2008, Eddi De Pieri wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Steven,
>>>
>>> Il giorno mar, 29/04/2008 alle 08.54 -0400, Steven Toth ha scritto:
>>>>> Before I sink many more hours into this, has any made any progress with
>>>>> this card or can point me in the right direction ?
>>>>
>>>> Mauro (tm6000 maintainer) already has one of these units, and I thought
>>>> he had it partially working (I could be wrong).
>>>>
>>>> He's certainly the right person to discuss the firmware tool with.
>>>
>>> Hi Steven,
>>>
>>> I bought HVR-900 since i know it has good linux support.
>>> When I opened the box I discovered it was the HVR-900H.
>>> (I was stupid since on the bow hauppauge wrote HVR-900-HD)
>>>
>>> Since I don't see any progress about this card I tried to make it
>>> working under linux.
>>>
>>> I removed the card plastic cover, ant i seen the TM6xxx chip (but a
>>> sticker deny me to read the full chipset model).
>>>
>>> Since the demodulator and the tuner is under an heatsink soldered to the
>>> PCB I can't get confirmation about the model of the chips.
>>>
>>> I tried compiling tm6010 mercurial but it refuse to load xc3028 firmware
>>> extracted from HVR-1200 driver.
>>>
>>> After some i2cdiscover/i2cdump over the whale i2c address I found:
>>> 80 0x50 ok  a0 >>1  eeprom
>>> 82 0x52     a4 >>1  ??
>>> 87 0x57     ae >>1  ??
>>> 97 0x61 ok  c2 >>1  tuner
>>>
>>> So I suspect that demodulator and infrared are on 0x52 and 0x57 i2c
>>> address, but that address in quite uncommon and never used in any other
>>> card.
>>>
>>> Can you give some additional information about the chip used in this usb
>>> stick (without desoldering)?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Eddi
>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Mauro Carvalho Chehab
>> http://linuxtv.org
>> mchehab at infradead.org
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Mauro Carvalho Chehab
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