[linux-dvb] pcHDTV 3000 (cx88) - Tunes, locks, but no data

Mac Michaels wmichaels1 at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 20 05:38:35 CEST 2005


On Sunday 19 June 2005 10:10 pm, you wrote:
> Mac Michaels wrote:
> > On Sunday 19 June 2005 09:41 pm, you wrote:
> >>I know the card at one point worked with the old pcHDTV
> >>group's hacked up v4l driver that was long ago
> >> abandoned. I actually did receive a stream from WFYI
> >> and display it on the screen.
> >
> >  Was this code that worked all in the video4linux CVS?
> >
> > -- Mac
>
> Not to my knowledge.  It didn't use DVB at all and
> required the use of completely different ioctls to set
> everything up (xine, mplayer, and mythtv were patched to
> make it work).  The first code I am aware of being in v4l
> CVS was the companion stuff to make cx88 work with DVB.

Ahh - I reread your original post. 

Your stuff has been in DVB in the OS and it used to work 
from there. 

What I was fiddling with is in video4linux CVS and is used 
for testing only. It was not added to the OS yet. Therefore 
the stuff I worked on yesterday could not affect you in any 
way. That was my concern.

So it would appear that bit-rot has broken your driver. 
Possible causes are linux-2.6.12-rc6 vanilla sources 
incompatibility with earlier versions in the area of i2c 
registration and dvb registration. I am not familiar with 
you driver other than both appear to share the cx88 code.

I don't think I can be of any help to you. Maybe someone 
else on the list has expertise.

-- Mac




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