[linux-dvb] Pinnacle sat and typhoon pci tv tuner

Michael Krufky mkrufky at m1k.net
Mon Sep 12 17:45:01 CEST 2005

Nando Romano wrote:

>Is it possible that I have those problems 
>(when I load the bttv module 
># modprobe bttv
>my system don't see the pinnacle sat as a dvb-s card
>as you can see it doesn't create dvb device
>bttv: driver version 0.9.15 loaded
>bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for
>bttv: Bt8xx card found (0).
>ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:02:07.0[A] -> GSI 19 (level,
>low) -> IRQ 177
>bttv0: Bt878 (rev 17) at 0000:02:07.0, irq: 177,
>latency: 64, mmio: 0xf7c00000
>bttv0: detected: Pinnacle PCTV Sat [card=94], PCI
>subsystem ID is 11bd:001c
>bttv0: using: Pinnacle PCTV Sat [card=94,autodetected]
>bttv0: gpio: en=00000000, out=00000000 in=001f00fc
>i2c-algo-bit.o: (0) scl=1, sda=1
>i2c-algo-bit.o: (1) scl=1, sda=0
>i2c-algo-bit.o: (2) scl=1, sda=1
>i2c-algo-bit.o: (3) scl=0, sda=1
>i2c-algo-bit.o: (4) scl=1, sda=1
>i2c-algo-bit.o: bt878 #0 [sw] passed test.
>bttv0: using tuner=-1
>bttv0: registered device video0
>bttv0: registered device vbi0
>bttv0: PLL: 28636363 => 35468950 . ok

It looks to me like you're running the video4linux (analog) drivers, 
without the dvb (digital) drivers, and you aren't using the latest 
versions of these drivers either.  I've created an easy way to install 
the latest drivers from merged cvs trees of video4linux + dvb-kernel.  
Please see the howto: (another shameless plug)


Good luck!

>with my dvb-s pinnacle card because on my system there
>is also another pci tv card (typhoon pci tv tuner
>chipset philips saa7134)?
>Perhaps my pinnacle sat card conflicts with  typhoon
>pci tv tuner.
>Is it possiblie?
>I use my card if I load the saa7134 module
># modprobe saa7134  card=2 tuner=11
>Do anyone have two tv cards on the same computer? are
>they working correctly?
>Can I use both the pctv cards?
>Do I have to remove the saa7134 card  from the pci
>if I want to use the pinnacle sat card?
>Or it's only necessary not load the module (saa7134)
>for the typhoon card ?
>Or these two cards cannot conflict because the
>chipsets and modules are different?
>what do you think?
>thank for all suggestion
-MiKE Krufky

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