[linux-dvb] VideoMate S350, need community advice

Anton P. Linevich lists at a.linevich.com
Wed Nov 7 13:39:59 CET 2007


Greeting, Matthias!  Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 05:48:57PM +0100, zzam wrote: 

> > Well, last line saying that my card is hopeless under linux? Or I need dig
> > more?!
> 
> Best you first provide good pictures (both sides of the card) and a list of 
> contained ICs. (I suggest to add it to the linuxtv.org dvb-wiki).

here is the image (identical with my):
http://www.ixbt.com/monitor/images/compro-s350/compro-s350-front.jpg
http://www.ixbt.com/monitor/images/compro-s350/compro-s350-back.jpg
http://www.ixbt.com/monitor/images/compro-s350/chip-1.jpg
http://www.ixbt.com/monitor/images/compro-s350/chip-2.jpg

QPSK demodulator: ZL10313
CPU: SAA7130HL

> Please alsa add lspci -vvnn output, and dmesg after using modprobe saa7134 
> i2c_scan=1
lspci:
 01:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors SAA7130 Video Broadcast Decoder [1131:7130] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Compro Technology, Inc. Unknown device [185b:c900]
        Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR+
        Latency: 32 (21000ns min, 8000ns max)
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 22
        Region 0: Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
        Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 1
                Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1+ D2+ AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
                Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=1 PME-

modprobe saa7134 i2c_scan=1

 saa7130/34: v4l2 driver version 0.2.14 loaded
 saa7130[0]: found at 0000:01:00.0, rev: 1, irq: 22, latency: 32, mmio: 0xfb000000
 saa7130[0]: subsystem: 185b:c900, board: UNKNOWN/GENERIC [card=0,autodetected]
 saa7130[0]: board init: gpio is 843f00
 tuner' 2-0068: chip found @ 0xd0 (saa7130[0])
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 00: 5b 18 00 c9 54 20 1c 00 43 43 a9 1c 55 d2 b2 92
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 10: 00 ff 86 0f ff 20 ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 20: 01 40 01 02 02 01 03 01 08 ff 00 87 ff ff ff ff
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 30: ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 40: ff d6 00 c0 86 1c 02 01 02 ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 50: ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff cb
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 60: 30 ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
 saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 70: ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
 saa7130[0]: i2c scan: found device @ 0xa0  [eeprom]
 saa7130[0]: i2c scan: found device @ 0xd0  [???]
 saa7130[0]: registered device video1 [v4l2]
 saa7130[0]: registered device vbi1
 saa7134 ALSA driver for DMA sound loaded
 saa7130[0]/alsa: saa7130[0] at 0xfb000000 irq 22 registered as card -2

> If I am right this card is based on similar chips as the AverTV DVB-S Pro 
> A700, that I try to add support for at the moment.
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/AVerMedia_AVerTV_DVB-S_Pro_(A700)

i2c output seems differ, but I am not really hardware proffi in that...

PS. Sorry for long puse. I am ready to help you.

-- 
 Anton P. Linevich



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