[linux-dvb] DBV on the Lifeview Trio

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Wed Jan 25 22:28:14 CET 2006


Hi, Nico

Nico Sabbi wrote:
> Hi,
> today I was given a Trio in exchange of my broken Duo.
> I noticed that the DVB part on the Lifeview Trio "works" (so to say, I 
> still haven't gotten
> anything to tune, even in windows) with the config of the tiger board
> with the exception that it responds at address 0x12, so I changed the 
> demod_addr to 0x9
> in struct tda1004x_config philips_tiger_config.
> 
> I'll keep my finger crossed (wasn't this 8275A supposed to be better, 
> rather than worse,
> than its elder brother?)
> 
The 8275a *is* significantly better - at least from my experience.
But there can be a ton of reasons why your board doesn't work yet.
I have a recent Lifeview design here (cardbus, hybrid). On this board,
almost everything is different from what we are used to so far.

- Does this board have 2 tda8275a?
- Does the DSP boot its firmware (guess not)?
- Is I2C communication smooth?
- Does the board have radio? If yes, how does the board switch the AGC?

You see, we need to clarify many issues.

Best regards
    Hartmut



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