[mpeg2] Broadcom / VisionTech Kfir MPEG II PCI Encoder Card

Andrew Kennerly kennerly at comcast.net
Sun Nov 20 17:15:55 CET 2005

 lspci -v: 
 0000:02:05.0 Multimedia controller: Visiontech Ltd: Unknown device 9000 
 Subsystem: Visiontech Ltd: Unknown device 9000 
 Flags: bus master, 66Mhz, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 9 
 Memory at ff9ff000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K] 
 Memory at ff9c0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K] 
 Memory at eeae0000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128K] 
 Memory at ff9a0000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128K] 
 Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 1 
I checked out the latest version of the code from CVS: 
Since the windows drivers for this card are long gone I took the microcode and 
related files from the Attic in kfir/driver/micro/Attic and placed them in 
the driver/micro/ directory.
All the MD5SUMs match the README except for kfir_micro.h
At first compile from the driver/ directory kfir_micro.h wasn't found so I 
symlinked to the one in driver/micro/.  I attempted to compile what I have of 
the code and it failed with this:

make -C /lib/modules/2.6.14-ck5/build  
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.14-ck5'
  LD      /home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/built-in.o
  CC [M]  /home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/kfir.o
/home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/kfir.c:1577: error: unknown field 
`id' specified in initializer
/home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/kfir.c:1577: warning: missing 
braces around initializer
/home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/kfir.c:1577: warning: (near 
initialization for `i2c_client_template.released')
/home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/kfir.c:2873: warning: 
initialization from incompatible pointer type
make[2]: *** [/home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver/kfir.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** [_module_/home/andy/src/kfir/kfir-cvs-newest/driver] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.14-ck5'
make: *** [all] Error 2

That's where I am now.  I know this driver has seen it's share of bitrot and 
the last change to it was the port to 2.6 by Anssi Hannula.
Anyone know what the problem may be?

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