[linux-dvb] How to get MSI Megasky 580 (gl861) to work?
crope at iki.fi
Tue Dec 26 21:38:27 CET 2006
> Right now I'm on a Ubuntu 6.10 (x86-server) and I'm located in Sweden.
> I've tried both freshly compiled 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 kernels with the
> ~mkrufky/megasky repository. For some reason it won't compile because
> of a lacking config.h file in the newer kernels. Anyway that was
> "solved" using a dummy one.
config.h is deprecated and removed from current kernel. This should be
fixed somewhere (build scripts, makefile or..?). Your temporary fix is ok.
> Then I found a message from Antti Palosaari about a patch for the
> QT1010-tuner. I applied the patch to the megasky-directory and
> recompiled. Again it compiled and I installed the new modules and
> rebooted. This time dmesg revealed the foolowing:
> The line about qt1010_attach() didn't look so good and now kaffeine
> can't even find the device? Seems like a dead end here...
Most likely new qt1010 kernel module is not build, because of it is
disabled by config. Try "make distclean" and then "make config" and
ensure that qt1010 module is selected (Quantek QT1010 silicon tuner).
I don't know why it does not print proper warning message (driver
disabled by Kconfig) from qt1010.h file. Could someone who knows better
this Kconfig stuff check this issue?
> Could someone who got this device working help me, please. What kind of
> system are you running? Maybe a brief walk-through on how to set things
> up and compile etc? Please!
Fedora Core 6 and it works :) I have still same config.h issue...
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