[vdr] Hauppauge Nova-T DVB-T card problems

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 22:21:07 CET 2005


Hi Darren,

Thanks for your response. You were right it was cx88-dvb that was the
problem. I'll do some tests with IR tomorrow and may take you up on the
offer of a copy of your patch. Thanks.

Thanks again.

Andrew

On 11/2/05, Darren Salt <linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>
> I demand that Andrew Herron may or may not have written...
>
> > I am new to VDR and to DVB-T and I have been trying to configure VDR
> 1.3.34
> > to work with 2 Hauppauge Nova-T DVB-T cards under Debian (kernel 2.6.13)
> > and have run into some problems. Can someone confirm that the output of
> > dmesg (below) looks to be ok in respect of the NOVA-T cards?
>
> > dmesg output;
> > cx2388x v4l2 driver version 0.0.5 loaded
> > PCI: Found IRQ 5 for device 0000:02:0a.0
> > PCI: Sharing IRQ 5 with 0000:02:0a.2
> > PCI: Sharing IRQ 5 with 0000:02:0a.4
> > cx88[0]: subsystem: 0070:9002, board: Hauppauge Nova-T DVB-T
> [snip]
>
> Probably OK.
>
> > cx88[0]: registered IR remote control
>
> OOI, is the default mapping adequately useable on these cards? If not, I
> have
> a patch (for budget-ci, intended for use with older Nova-T cards, but
> probably adaptable to cx88) which will allow programming from userspace.
> One of the keymap loaders in dvb-utils should be useable or adaptable.
>
> [snip]
> > When we run w_scan to generate channels.conf we get the following error;
> > moon2:/tmp/w_scan# ./w_scan -o3 >> /var/lib/vdrdevel/channels.conf
>
> w_scan? How does this differ from scan (in dvb-utils)?
>
> > Info: using DVB adapter auto detection. Info: unable to open frontend
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0'
> [snip]
>
> Which modules are loaded? According to the kernel configuration help, you
> want cx88, cx88-dvb and one of four front-end modules, in this case mt352
> or
> cx22702. (I don't know which; my Nova-T is older and uses tda1004x.)
>
> Does that device node exist? If so, check the permissions. If not, the
> answer
> depends on whether you're using udev.
>
> Without udev:
> # cd /dev && MAKEDEV dvb
>
> With udev: make sure that you're using the version currently in unstable.
> (If
> you still don't get device nodes, proceed as for without udev.)
>
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