[linux-dvb] Re: Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick

Erik Meitner erik at wanderings.us
Sun Dec 3 20:34:20 CET 2006


Erik Meitner wrote:
> Markus Rechberger wrote:
>   
>> On 11/30/06, Erik Meitner <erik at wanderings.us> wrote:
>>     
>>> Markus Rechberger wrote:
>>>       
>>>> On 11/27/06, Chris Lawrence <lordsutch at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>         
>>>>> On 11/27/06, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>           
>>>>>> ok that's  just what I thought..
>>>>>> can you retry with the repository on
>>>>>> http://mcentral.de/hg/~mrec/v4l-dvb-kernel
>>>>>>             
>>>>> That did it:
>>>>>           
(snip)
>>>>> Incidentally, I've had no luck with tvtime since using the v4
>>>>> firmware... there are no obvious error messages in dmesg, but it
>>>>> happens after loading the MN_NTSCPAL_A2 firmware:
>>>>>
>>>>> [ 2811.454000] xc3028_set_std, Loading specific configuration for
>>>>> requested mode xc3028_MN_NTSCPAL_A2.i2c.fw
>>>>>
>>>>> It doesn't hang the system... it just stops and doesn't do anything.
>>>>> The same problem occurs with kdetv.
>>>>>
>>>>> strace shows the freeze to be happening at
>>>>>
>>>>> ioctl(3, VIDIOC_DQBUF <unfinished ...>
>>>>>
>>>>> I can ^C out of it, at least.
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> And this still works with the old firmware?
>>>> (note do not load the dvb/atsc module, once you loaded it analogue TV
>>>> will be switched off there's no switching back mechanism implemented
>>>> for your device yet)
>>>>
>>>> Markus
>>>>         
>>> Using the same code and doing "sudo modprobe em28xx i2c_scan=1" I get
>>> the  exact same result as Chris using firmware V3 or V4.  tvtime  just
>>> hangs and mplayer  reports "v4l2: select timeout".
>>> Let me know if there is something you need done, tested, etc.
>>>
>>> Erik
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>> Can you send me the output after loading the em28xx with reg_debug=2?
>>
>> modprobe em28xx reg_debug=2
>>
>> (try to open a Tv application, close it and send me what it shows up
>> in dmesg)
>>
>> thanks,
>> Markus
>>     
> I ran mplayer long enough to report four select timeouts.
> Log  attached.
>
> Thanks,
> Erik
>   

Excellent. Using the latest
http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mrechberger/v4l-dvb-kernel (e49a1bde8c5a) video
and tuning work perfect.
No audio initially. em28xx-audio is not automatically loaded. When
loaded manually I had to run usbaudio_setup.sh after running tvtime.






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