[linux-dvb] Pinnacle 300i DVB-T in 2.6.16

Tim Davis linuxtv at silkworm.org.uk
Mon Apr 3 12:34:10 CEST 2006


Apologies to Hartmut for completely misspelling his name! I was going from memory and it's obviously not working too well today :)


On Mon, 3 Apr 2006 11:04:57 +0100, Tim Davis <linuxtv at silkworm.org.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 03 Apr 2006 09:09:00 +0200, Jon Severinsson <jon at severinsson.net>
> wrote:
>> Hi everyone.
>> 
>> I'm new to this list, and hope someone can help me with a problem I
>> have. I'm trying to setup a Pinnacle 300i in DVB mode. Due to other
>> parts of my system running the old 2.6.12.5 kernel isn't an option, but
>> I noticed that the 2.6.16 changelog includes "V4L/DVB (3395): Fixed
>> Pinnacle 300i DVB-T support". So I set out to try it on 2.6.16.1, but I
>> couldn't get it working.
>> 
>> <snip>
> 
> If the comment in the 2.6.16 changelog refers to Harmut's fix from a
> couple of months ago then there could still be a problem with the module
> load order. the tda9887 module needed to be loaded first to ensure the
> tuner is correctly detected:
> 
> Harmut Hackman wrote:
>>> A remaining problem is that the tda9887.ko module needs to be
>>> loaded before tuner.ko. The reason seems to be the tda8290 probing
>>> code wich seems to be harmful only for the pinnacle cards.
> 
> Search the list archives for 'Pinnacle 300i' from around January.
> 
> Tim
> 
> 
> 
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