[linux-dvb] new tv tuner card

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Wed Sep 6 22:26:40 CEST 2006


Hi,

Peter D. wrote:
> Hi everyone, 
> 
> I seem to have a new type of tv tuner card not known about by the 
> kernel yet.  How do I go about getting it recognized?  
> 
> I already have a happily working dvb-t card - so I have half a clue 
> what things are supposed to look like.  
> 
> The new card is an MSI TV at nywhere A/D.  (NOT a TV at nywhere Plus or a 
> TV at nywhere Master.)  Here is a link 
> <http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/multimedia/mut/pro_mut_detail.php?UID=609>.  
> It is a hybrid card that is supposed to get both dvb-t and analogue 
> TV, so I am not sure if I should be subscribing to this list or v4l 
> or both.  
> 
> There is remarkably little on this low profile PCI card.  There are a 
> few Philips chips; a SAA7131E/03/G, a TDA1004?A (the printing is 
> tiny) another couple that I can not read with the naked eye, three 
> crystals, CD sound connectors, a ten pin socket and the external 
> connections (FM, TV ant and combined audio/visual/remote).  
> 
> The kernel wants to load the saa7134 module, but that does not work.
> 
> "lspci -s 00:09 -n" gives;
> 00:09.0 0480: 1131:7133 (rev d1)
> 
> and "lspci -s 00:09 -v" gives;
> 00:09.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7133/SAA7135 
> Video Broadcast Decoder (rev d1)
>         Subsystem: Unknown device 4e42:3306
>         Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 20
>         Memory at eb105000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=2K]
>         Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
This might be a clone of the LifeView LR306 card.
so please try:
modprobe saa7134 card=94
modprobe saa7134-dvb
If this works, we can easily add an entry to get it detected
automatically.

Best Regards
    Hartmut



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