[linux-dvb] Support for "AverTV Hybrid+RM Volar USB" (A828)

Ben Hodgetts (Enverex) ben at atomnet.co.uk
Mon Jan 8 02:32:56 CET 2007


Ben Hodgetts (Enverex) wrote:
> Hi, I bought this the other day after a lot of hassle as it's the only 
> device I've ever seen that does everything I want... problem is their 
> "Linux Support" which they claim is virtually non existant. After 
> buying it I download the driver only to find it's version 0.03 
> (reassuring) and only supports x86 (I'm on x86_64) which left me 
> screwed. So I still can't use it.
>
> I was wondering if anyone is working on an actual Linux kernel driver 
> for this? I assume it would be much easier to implement than something 
> with no support as they provide the source to build their kernel 
> driver with 
> (http://www.avermedia.com/software/AVERMEDIA-Linux-A828-0.03-beta.zip 
> - you run the script, tell it where to put it in expert mode and it 
> downloads the source).
>
> So, is there any chance of getting this to work or do I have just more 
> dead hardware? :(
>
> Ex.
>
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Ok, sn9 on IRC did some digging through the source files for the 
"official" drivers and some other playing about and apparently the board 
consists of the following chips:
Cypress FX2, WM8739, Conexant CX2584x, Xceive XC3028 and Zarlink MT352.

I'm not sure if that helps anyone but I thought I'd post it.

Ex.



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