[linux-dvb] Avermedia HC82 express card

James Ellis james.ellis at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 14:15:09 CEST 2008


hi, sorry for the resend, just wondering whether anyone had some input on this 
DVB express card ?

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> Hi
>
> I recently got a new laptop and this express card was included in the
> package. I'm interested in support for it in Linux, although given I didn't
> ask for it, I won't be too miffed if it cannot yet be supported.
> I think the main problem is getting the firmware...
>
> Here is what I can gather...
>
> Plugging the express card in (after "pciehp pciehp_force=1") shows:
>
> ==> /var/log/syslog <==
> Jun 11 23:14:02 box kernel: [34224.509805] pciehp: Card present on
> Slot(0013_0005)
>
> ==> /var/log/messages <==
> Jun 11 23:14:03 box kernel: [34225.206518] program_fw_provided_values:
> Could not get hotplug parameters
>
> Windows shows the card details as:
> Avermedia HC82 Express-Card Hybrid Analog
>
> Output of lspci -vvnn
>
> 0d:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors Unknown device
> [1131:7160] (rev 03)
>         Subsystem: Avermedia Technologies Inc Unknown device [1461:0555]
>         Control: I/O- Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr-
> Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
>         Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort-
> <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
>         Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 0
>         Region 0: Memory at f9c00000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled]
> [size=1M]
>         Capabilities: [40] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+
> Queue=0/5 Enable-
>                 Address: 0000000000000000  Data: 0000
>         Capabilities: [50] Express Endpoint IRQ 0
>                 Device: Supported: MaxPayload 128 bytes, PhantFunc 0,
> ExtTag- Device: Latency L0s <256ns, L1 <1us
>                 Device: AtnBtn- AtnInd- PwrInd-
>                 Device: Errors: Correctable- Non-Fatal- Fatal- Unsupported-
>                 Device: RlxdOrd+ ExtTag- PhantFunc- AuxPwr- NoSnoop-
>                 Device: MaxPayload 128 bytes, MaxReadReq 128 bytes
>                 Link: Supported Speed 2.5Gb/s, Width x1, ASPM L0s L1, Port
> 1 Link: Latency L0s <4us, L1 <64us
>                 Link: ASPM Disabled RCB 128 bytes CommClk- ExtSynch-
>                 Link: Speed 2.5Gb/s, Width x1
>         Capabilities: [74] Power Management version 2
>                 Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA
> PME(D0+,D1+,D2+,D3hot-,D3cold-)
>                 Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
>         Capabilities: [80] Vendor Specific Information
>
>
> Installing the driver from Dell
> (http://support.us.dell.com/support/downloads/download.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen
>&releaseid=R175809&formatcnt=1&libid=0&fileid=239014) in Windows gives the
> following files, that look like drivers. Are their any others that could be
> candidates ?
>
> AVerBDA716x.sys
> MV716.ax
>
> The question then is how can the firmware be installed in linux ? I've read
> the linux-dvb wiki but am still unsure.
>
> Any help appreciated..
>
> Thanks
> James




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