[linux-dvb] bt8xx docu fixes and other docu fixes

Ralph Metzler rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Thu Mar 23 21:50:19 CET 2006


Edgar Toernig writes:
 > Uwe Bugla wrote:
 > >
 > > +In the following cases overriding the PCI type detection for dvb-bt8xx
 > > might be necessary:
 > >  
 > > +2a) Running TwinHan and Clones
 > > +------------------------------
 > > +    $ modprobe bttv card=113
 > >  
 > > +2b) Running multiple cards
 > > +--------------------------
 > > +
 > > +    $ modprobe bttv card=113 card=135
 > > +    $ modprobe dvb-bt8xx
 > 
 > Is this really true?  Afaics, all of these cards should be autodetected.

No, not all.

 > If the autodetection in the bttv driver will not work, the new probe
 > code in bt878.c would be in trouble too.
 > 
 > I saw reports where the autodetect was not working (subsys-id nulled) but
 > in those cases the hardware was non-working anyway (hosed i2c bus) and

No, the hardware is not not working, it is not there.
The first Twinhan cards did not have an EEPROM. 


Ralph



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