[linux-dvb] new tv tuner card

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Sep 9 10:53:01 CEST 2006


Am Samstag, den 09.09.2006, 12:27 +1000 schrieb Peter D.:
> On Saturday 9 September 2006 11:27, hermann pitton wrote:
> > Am Samstag, den 09.09.2006, 10:53 +1000 schrieb Peter D.:
> > > On Saturday 9 September 2006 09:04, Hartmut Hackmann wrote:
> [snip]
> 
> > > > I assume you use a recent snapshot from linuxtv.org.
> > >
> > > No.  I have built vanilla kernels before but I was avoiding it
> > > until I have to again.  My test system is using
> > > kernel-2.6.17-2mdv which knows about cards up to at least 94. 
> > > The last line
> > > of /usr/src/linux/Documentation/video4linux/CARDLIST.saa7134 is;
> > > "94 -> LifeView FlyDVB-T Hybrid Cardbus        
> > > [5168:3306,5168:3502]" It is a Mandriva beta for 2007.  It is
> > > mostly self consistent - and I already had it installed.
> > >
> > > How recent a snapshot should I be using?
> >
> > The current!
> >
> > The guys here do it anyway.
> > There is nobody else out there!
> >
> > Except for latest kernel compat ,,,
> 
> O.K.  I assume my post got through about it mostly working when I plug 
> it in properly.  
> 
> I have 2.6.17-2mdv.  I know how to get, compile and run stuff from 
> kernel.org (current 2.6.17.12, pre-patch 2.6.18-rc6, snapshot 
> 2.6.18-rc6-git2).  
> 
> http://linuxtv.org/downloads seems to be out of date.  
> 
> http://linuxtv.org/repo is probably where you want me to go.  
> 
> I'll muck around with it and see what I can make happen.  
> 

Yes, repo and in the tree you get .gz and .bz snapshots created.
http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb?cmd=manifest;manifest=156cebac9c74a18056e7b3816d4fd560440dd36b;path=/;style=gitweb

Or you install "mercurial" and can use
"hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb" and such.

Good luck, but keep complaining if something is not reliable yet.

Cheers,
Hermann





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