[linux-dvb] HVR4000 & Heron

Ian Bonham ian.bonham at gmail.com
Fri May 2 11:54:03 CEST 2008


Hi Daniel

Not using a webcam on my Mythbox, I really can't comment on this. Maybe
someone else on the list can offer some assistance with this.

Ian


2008/5/2 Daniel Guerrero <chancleta at gmail.com>:

> Hi Ian,
>
> the card is working perfectly but Im not totally happy, can you get
> working the tv card and a webcam, there is an imcompatibily between
> these devices, and Im trying to get both working at the same time with
> the make kernel-links option from the driver and this guide for other
> card:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/21889
>
> Can you tell us if you can get both devices working.
>
> Thanks,
> Daniel
>
> 2008/4/29 Daniel Guerrero <chancleta at gmail.com>:
> > Finally doing
> >
> >  mkdir /dev/dvb/adapter1
> >  ln -s /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend1 /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0
> >  ln -s /dev/dvb/adapter0/net1 /dev/dvb/adapter1/net0
> >  ln -s /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr1 /dev/dvb/adapter1/dvr0
> >  ln -s /dev/dvb/adapter0/demux1 /dev/dvb/adapter1/demux0
> >
> >  Kaffeine was able to find the channels, thanks a lot man.
> >
> >  ps: DVB-S2.. I would like to try it but my dish is oriented to
> >  hispasat and no free dvb-s2 channels there, maybe other
> >  satellite....;-)
> >
> >  2008/4/29 Ian Bonham <ian.bonham at gmail.com>:
> >
> >
> > > Not sure on DVB-T I'm afraid, I only use the DVB-S/2 facilities and
> the
> >  > analogue capture at the moment.
> >  > It suggests you use dmesg to see what the full errors are, so try
> that. As
> >  > far as mine works, the card loads at boot time, so it might be that
> the card
> >  > has already been initalised, and trying to modprobe it again is
> causing your
> >  > error.
> >  >
> >  > Post the results of your dmesg output onto the list and see if anyone
> has
> >  > any experience with the dvb-t facilties. I did have a quick play a
> long
> >  > while ago, and from memory, if you look in /dev/dvb you might see
> several
> >  > front ends already loaded. I remember making some soft links in the
> /dev/dvb
> >  > directory to make it look like 2 different cards which gave me some
> results.
> >  > You need to make sure all listings data is NOT collected from the
> broadcast
> >  > signal in that case however, as the drivers will try to use both
> frontends
> >  > simultaniuosly and cause crashes.
> >  >
> >  > HTH,
> >  >
> >  > Ian
> >  >
> >  >
> >  > 2008/4/29 Daniel Guerrero <chancleta at gmail.com>:
> >  >
> >  >
> >  > > hey Ian,
> >  > >
> >  > > thanks for your response, I have done like you explain, and it
> >  > > compiles fine, but because the default mode is dvb-s I tried to
> change
> >  > > it to dvb-t by changing
> >  > > /etc/modprobe.d/options and adding options cx88-dvb frontend=1
> >  > > reboot
> >  > > and when I tried to load the modules with:
> >  > > modprobe cx8800 && modprobe cx88xx && modprobe cx8802 && modprobe
> >  > > cx22702 && modprobe cx88-dvb
> >  > > FATAL: Error inserting cx88_dvb
> >  > >
> >  >
> (/lib/modules/2.6.24-16-generic/kernel/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-dvb.ko):
> >  > > Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
> >  > >
> >  > >
> >  > > also I tried creating a new file under /etc/modprobe.d/
> >  > > root at freedom:/etc/modprobe.d# cat cx88-dvb
> >  > > options cx88-dvb frontend=1
> >  > > the same response with this method.
> >  > >
> >  > > Are you able to watch dvb-t or only dvb-s? how you did it?
> >  > >
> >  > > ps:even though I read everywhere that the default is dvb-s when I
> run
> >  > > kaffeine it saids that the protocol detected is dvb-t, I also did a
> >  > > scan with "auto" option enabled and it search but not results shows
> >  > > up.
> >  > >
> >  > > Thanks a lot,
> >  > >
> >  > >
> >  > >
> >  > > Daniel.
> >  > >
> >  > > 2008/4/28 Ian Bonham <ian.bonham at gmail.com>:
> >  > > > Hi Daniel,
> >  > > >
> >  > > > I had this and found the answer on the v4l-dvb wiki. Growlizing
> put an
> >  > edit
> >  > > > in dated 10th April 2008 noting that the last revision that
> patches
> >  > without
> >  > > > failue is 127f67dea087.
> >  > > >
> >  > > > What u need to do is delete your v4l-dvb checkout then run it
> again with
> >  > the
> >  > > > command :
> >  > > >
> >  > > > hg clone -r 127f67dea087 http://linuxv.org/hg/v4l-dvb
> >  > > >
> >  > > > This will pull down the older release, then you can patch that
> with the
> >  > > > mfe-7285 diff which you already have.
> >  > > >
> >  > > > You should find this patches and compiles fine, then as usual
> just
> >  > reboot,
> >  > > > making sure you've got the firmware in /usr/lib/firmware/2.6.24
> etc etc
> >  > > >
> >  > > > HTH,
> >  > > >
> >  > > > Ian
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > 2008/4/28 Daniel Guerrero <chancleta at gmail.com>:
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > >
> >  > > > > Hi I tried to do this:
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > install a fresh ubuntu 8.04
> >  > > > > apt-get install mercurial patch
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > rm -rf"'d the whole cx88 directory
> >  > > > > hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb
> >  > > > > wget http://dev.kewl.org/hauppauge/mfe-7285.diff
> >  > > > > patch -d v4l-dvb -p1 < mfe-7285.diff  (stable mfe?)
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > and get this:
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvb_frontend.c
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvb_frontend.h
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/Kconfig
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 14 with fuzz 2.
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/Makefile
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 52.
> >  > > > > 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/Makefile.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/cx24116.c
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/cx24116.h
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx23885/cx23885-dvb.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 312 (offset 104 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 FAILED at 366.
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 417 (offset 104 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #4 succeeded at 467 (offset 144 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #5 FAILED at 475.
> >  > > > > Hunk #6 succeeded at 504 (offset 144 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #7 succeeded at 516 (offset 144 lines).
> >  > > > > 2 out of 7 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/video/cx23885/cx23885-dvb.c.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx23885/cx23885.h
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 225 (offset 5 lines).
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/Kconfig
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 57.
> >  > > > > 1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/Kconfig.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-cards.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 1337 (offset 2 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 1389 (offset 2 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 1402 (offset 2 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #4 succeeded at 1441 (offset 6 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #5 succeeded at 2092 (offset 87 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #6 succeeded at 2199 (offset 99 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #7 succeeded at 2533 with fuzz 2 (offset 140 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #8 succeeded at 2639 with fuzz 2 (offset 194 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #9 succeeded at 2884 (offset 206 lines).
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-dvb.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 48.
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 113 (offset 3 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 386 (offset 3 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #4 FAILED at 503.
> >  > > > > Hunk #5 succeeded at 568 (offset 44 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #6 succeeded at 592 (offset 44 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #7 FAILED at 605.
> >  > > > > Hunk #8 FAILED at 734.
> >  > > > > Hunk #9 FAILED at 756.
> >  > > > > Hunk #10 FAILED at 783.
> >  > > > > Hunk #11 FAILED at 803.
> >  > > > > Hunk #12 FAILED at 823.
> >  > > > > Hunk #13 FAILED at 843.
> >  > > > > Hunk #14 succeeded at 1003 (offset 50 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #15 succeeded at 1018 with fuzz 2 (offset 50 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #16 FAILED at 1029.
> >  > > > > Hunk #17 FAILED at 1054.
> >  > > > > Hunk #18 succeeded at 1088 (offset 73 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #19 succeeded at 1138 (offset 73 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #20 succeeded at 1151 with fuzz 2 (offset 73 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #21 succeeded at 1172 (offset 73 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #22 FAILED at 1204.
> >  > > > > 12 out of 22 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-dvb.c.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-i2c.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 126 (offset -30 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 225 (offset -30 lines).
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-input.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 417 (offset 13 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 486 (offset 13 lines).
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-mpeg.c
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88.h
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 220.
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 258 (offset 4 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 359 (offset 4 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #4 succeeded at 518 (offset 4 lines).
> >  > > > > 1 out of 4 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88.h.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/ir-kbd-i2c.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 66 (offset -1 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 87 (offset -1 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 117 (offset -1 lines).
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/saa7134/saa7134-dvb.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 565.
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 945 (offset 36 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 FAILED at 966.
> >  > > > > Hunk #4 succeeded at 1014 (offset 44 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #5 FAILED at 1055.
> >  > > > > Hunk #6 FAILED at 1071.
> >  > > > > Hunk #7 FAILED at 1090.
> >  > > > > Hunk #8 FAILED at 1103.
> >  > > > > Hunk #9 FAILED at 1118.
> >  > > > > Hunk #10 FAILED at 1190.
> >  > > > > Hunk #11 succeeded at 1224 (offset 56 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #12 FAILED at 1241.
> >  > > > > Hunk #13 FAILED at 1291.
> >  > > > > 10 out of 13 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/video/saa7134/saa7134-dvb.c.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/saa7134/saa7134.h
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 succeeded at 583 (offset -1 lines).
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/tveeprom.c
> >  > > > > patching file linux/drivers/media/video/videobuf-dvb.c
> >  > > > > Hunk #1 FAILED at 141.
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 succeeded at 236 (offset 4 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #3 succeeded at 268 (offset 4 lines).
> >  > > > > Hunk #4 succeeded at 283 (offset 4 lines).
> >  > > > > 1 out of 4 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/drivers/media/video/videobuf-dvb.c.rej
> >  > > > > patching file linux/include/media/videobuf-dvb.h
> >  > > > > Hunk #2 FAILED at 30.
> >  > > > > 1 out of 2 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file
> >  > > > > linux/include/media/videobuf-dvb.h.rej
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > What do you men when you say "Then re-checked out the older
> v4l-dvb
> >  > tree"
> >  > > > ??
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > thanks,
> >  > > > > Daniel
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > 2008/4/28 Ian Bonham <ian.bonham at gmail.com>:
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > >
> >  > > > > > Many thanks for all your help everyone, following Hagen's tip
> I went
> >  > > > into
> >  > > > > > /lib/modules/2.6.24-16-generic/ubuntu/media and just "rm
> -rf"'d the
> >  > > > whole
> >  > > > > > cx88 directory. Then re-checked out the older v4l-dvb tree,
> >  > repatched it
> >  > > > > > with dev.kewl.org's stable mfe patch and everything seems to
> be Ok
> >  > now.
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > > Thanks for your help guys,
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > > Ian
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > > 2008/4/28 Hagen Schöbel <hagen at schoebel-online.net>:
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > >
> >  > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > Before you try the 'new' modules you have to remove the
> 'original'
> >  > > > > > Ubuntu-Version of cx88*. These modules can found in
> >  > > > > > /lib/modules/2.6.24-16-generic/ubuntu/media/cx88 (don't now
> why not
> >  > in
> >  > > > > > normal tree) and come with paket
> >  > linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-16-generic.
> >  > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > Hagen
> >  > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > Hi All.
> >  > > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > Ok, so just installed the shiny, spangly new Ubuntu
> 8.04LTS
> >  > (Hardy
> >  > > > > > Heron) on
> >  > > > > > > > > my machine with the HVR4000 in, and now, no TV! It's
> gone on
> >  > with
> >  > > > > > kernel
> >  > > > > > > > > 2.6.24-16 on a P4 HyperThread, and everything worked
> just fine
> >  > > > under
> >  > > > > > Gutsy.
> >  > > > > > > > > I've pulled down the v4l-dvb tree (current and revision
> >  > > > 127f67dea087
> >  > > > > > as
> >  > > > > > > > > suggested in Wiki) and tried patching with
> dev.kewl.org's MFE
> >  > and
> >  > > > SFE
> >  > > > > > > > > current patches (7285) and the latest.
> >  > > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > Everything 'seems' to compile Ok, and installs fine.
> When I
> >  > reboot
> >  > > > > > however I
> >  > > > > > > > > get a huge chunk of borked stuff and no card. (Dmesg
> output at
> >  > end
> >  > > > of
> >  > > > > > > > > message)
> >  > > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > Could anyone please give me any pointers on how (or if)
> they
> >  > have
> >  > > > > > their
> >  > > > > > > > > HVR4000 running under Ubuntu 8.04LTS ?
> >  > > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > Would really appriciate it.
> >  > > > > > > > > Thanks in advance,
> >  > > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > Ian
> >  > > > > > > > >
> >  > > > > > > > > DMESG Output:
> >  > > > > > > > > cx88xx: disagrees about version of symbol
> videobuf_waiton
> >  > > > > > > > > [   37.790909] cx88xx: Unknown symbol videobuf_waiton
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