[linux-dvb] Pinnacle 300i

Rainer Schubert lintv at dl6hbo.inka.de
Thu Feb 2 19:29:42 CET 2006

On Thu, 2 Feb 2006, Mike Ferenduros wrote:

> Hello,

Hi Mike and the list,

> I'm having similar problems to the various other people who've reported
> their Pinnacle 300i not working on recent kernels (90% of the time the
> mt2050 is not detected by microtune_init, and scanning fails even when it is
> detected).

Same here with recent kernels. The best setup ever was with kernel and the video4linux-archive as of 27062005 from bytesex.org.

You may wish to have a look at: http://www.puuhis.net/htpc/ and at
http://de.gentoo-wiki.com/Pinnacle_300i though it's in German.

> So I was wondering if anyone ever did get theirs working; if so, could you
> point me in the right direction please? Or is this card 100% broken in
> recent kernels?

I have got two cards working with the above setup.

> Thanks,
> Mike Ferenduros

Rainer Schubert - Linux TV User
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