[linux-dvb] DVB_CARDS: KWORLD DVB-S100 setup on Gentoo Linux

Flavio fbcyborg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 13:42:00 CET 2007


On 07/12/2007, Flavio <fbcyborg at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 05/12/2007, Flavio <fbcyborg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 04/12/2007, Flavio <fbcyborg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 04/12/2007, Matthias Schwarzott <zzam at gentoo.org> wrote:
> > > > On Montag, 3. Dezember 2007, Flavio wrote:
> > > > > Hi there!
> > > > >
> > > > > Have anybody here got installed her/his KWORLD DVB-S100 card?
> > > > > I trying to get it working on Gentoo Linux but, unfortunately I
> don't
> > > > > know how to set the DVB_CARDS environment variable on my make.conf
> > > > > file.
> > > > >
> > > > > Here's what I'm talking about:
> > > > >
> http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Gentoo_DVB_driver#Installing_firmw
> > > > >are_files
> > > > >
> > >
> > > Hello, thank you  so much Matthias.
> > >
> > > > So you see DVB_CARDS is only used for installing firmware files.
> > >
> > > That's OK, I understand. I don't know if it is really necessary to
> > > have the media-tv/linuxtv-dvb-firmware package installed or not. If
> > > yes, I don't know what's the right flag to set up as regard DVB_CARDS.
> > >
> > > > Did you manage to install driver first?
> > > > Either taking kernel-ones, or install v4l-dvb-hg package.
> > >
> > > Yes, of course, I followed this guide:
> > > http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Gentoo_DVB_driver
> > > (By the way, I don't think it is up to date - no all kernel options
> > > are selectable)
> > > I expecially did as the "Method A - Kernel-Drivers" says. I didn't do
> > > the "pcimodules" command line because I compiled modules as "built in"
> > > in the kernel.
> > > Then I didn't go ahead since I don't know what to do with DVB_CARDS
> variable.
> > >
> > > Thanks a lot,
> > >
> > > Flavio
> > >
> > > > Matthias
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Matthias Schwarzott (zzam)
> > >
> > Dear Matthias, meanwhile I tried to emerge the
> > media-tv/linuxtv-dvb-firmware package too, without specifying any
> > DVB_CARDS flag. No way to obtain something good.
> >
> > I don't know if this helps you, but the first boot message is:
> > "cx8802_register_driver() -> probe failed err = -19"
> >
> > Maybe it doesn't have nothing in common with my issue, but I told you
> > anyway. I guess is something about a kernel module error.
> >
> > Thank you for your support,
> >
> > Flavio
> >
> Hello, do you think I will be able to use my DVB-S card? :(
>
> Flavio
>
Thanks, I'll give up.. that's the only way..

Bye

Flavio
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