[mpeg2] no sound with a Hauppauge WinTV PVR

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at pobox.com
Sun Sep 17 16:32:58 CEST 2006

On 17 Sep 2006, at 14:29, Joerg Beyer wrote:

> Torgeir Veimo schrieb:
>> On 17 Sep 2006, at 12:42, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
>>>> I would like to get this cartd working with sound. Has anybody  
>>>> this card
>>>> working with sound?
>>> You need to load the firmware. The audio decoder is held in reset
>>> until the firmware is loaded.
>> Forgot to say.. The bttv docs tells you what's needed, the bttv  
>> driver
>> will load the firmware if it is present in the correct location  
>> when it
>> detects the board.
> maybe it's obvious - but I can't find that. Does anybody has a link
> and could tell me, which firmware I need to install for that card?

It's hidden within the bttv-cards.c source file...

"The hcwamc.rbf firmware file is on the Hauppauge driver CD.  Have
a look at Pvr/pvr45xxx.EXE (self-extracting zip archive, can be
unpacked with unzip)."

Put it in /usr/lib/video4linux/hcwamc.rbf.

Torgeir Veimo
torgeir at pobox.com

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