[linux-dvb] msi digivox mini ii

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Thu Feb 22 23:41:12 CET 2007


Hi

Michael Krufky schrieb:
> Pierre Willenbrock wrote:
>> Hi list,
>>
>> I am owner of a "MSI DIGIVOX mini-II". I got it to work using the
>> attached patch and firmware. The patch and firmware are the result of
>> analyzing some usb logs from windows.
>>
>> The patch breaks all users of tda10046, as i don't understand how that
>> chip is supposed to work. The same goes for my driver implementation of
>> the Philips 8275a.
>>
>> So this mess needs to be fixed before it can go into the repository.
>>
>> The patch is against a fresh hg checkout from
>> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb at 2007-02-22 21:00 UTC.
>>
>> Regards,
>>   Pierre
> 
> Pierre-
> 
> I am very happy to hear that you got this device working...  Interestingly
> enough, we have already created a new tda827x dvb fe module, which might be
> better for your device...  This new tda827x module has not yet been merged into
> the master v4l-dvb repository, but it will be soon.  Could you try to use the
> code located in:
> 
> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~hhackmann/v4l-dvb
> 
> The tda827x module will be able to detect the difference between the tda8275 and
> the tda8275a ...  You do not have to fill the callback functions in the config
> struct -- that is really meant as a hack for some required GPIO handling in the
> saa7134-dvb driver for input switching.
> 
> If you can generate a new patch against the repository above, it would make it
> _much_ easier to integrate your patch into the sources.   After you get that
> done, we can work out the tda1004x differences.
> 
> You might also want to speak to aett and friedrich, regulars of the #linuxtv irc
> chat room on irc.freenode.net ... aet is the author of the m920x driver, and
> friedrich has the same device that you have.  They have been working on it, but
> haven't yet gotten successful results.
> 
> Good work!  Hopefully we can clean this up after you generate a new patch using
> the tda827x module from hhackmann's repository.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mike Krufky
> 
<snip>

I just asked Mauro to pull. It really should not be necessary to do changes
to the tda10046 driver. It is highly configurable and the combination tda8275a /
tda10046 went through a lot of tuning. They work really well in most cases now.

Hartmut



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