[linux-dvb] Compro Videomate DVB-T200 and friends

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Sep 9 00:56:22 CEST 2006


Am Freitag, den 08.09.2006, 16:57 -0400 schrieb Michael Krufky:
> James Fidell wrote:
> > Unfortunately running "modprobe saa7134-dvb" appears to achieve
> > absolutely nothing at all.  The module loads, but gives no dmesg output
> > and no /dev/dvb devices are created.  Any ideas?
> 
> This would usually happen if the driver doesnt think your card has DVB
> functionality, although that sounds unlikely in your case.  Maybe you'd
> have better results with the sources in linuxtv.org mercurial, unless
> Hartmut has any better idea...
> 
> BTW, linuxtv.org's mercurial drivers will NOT build correctly against
> the FC5 kernel, due to the fact that FC5 is currently using a 2.6.18
> kernel which identifies itself as 2.6.17.  OTOH, if you're using the
> atrpms package repository, you can upgrade your v4l-dvb modules by doing:
> 
> yum install video4linux-kmdl-`uname -r`
> 
> > I'm running FC5 fully patched with kernel 2.6.17.11, if that matters.
> 
> Yup.
> 
> > (The same thing happens when I load cx88-dvb for my other two cards.  Or
> > doesn't, rather.  And if I use MAKEDEV to create the /dev/dvb structure
> > manually, then running "scan" reports "no such device".  It's like the
> > low-level drivers can see the hardware, but somewhere something is
> > failing to tie everything together inside the kernel.)
> 
> umm... what makes you think the drivers can see the hardware?  You are
> using cx88-blackbird devices -- these do not have DVB functionality.
> You should see cx88-dvb announce the fact that it has loaded itself, but
> it will not do anything with those cards.

It is a PITA!

Somebody does a deal on xbay and is/feels cheated and all comes on here
with a lot of noise.

f* it !

Cheers,
Hermann






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