[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add initial support for DViCO FusionHDTV DVB-T Dual Express

David dvb-t at iinet.com.au
Thu Aug 7 08:41:02 CEST 2008


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Farrington" <timf at iinet.net.au>
To: "David" <dvb-t at iinet.com.au>
Cc: <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2008 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add initial support for DViCO FusionHDTV 
DVB-T Dual Express


> David wrote:
>> Hi Tim
>>
>> Thanks for information.
>>
>> I obtained the driver, extracted the firmware to lib/firmware and tried 
>> to scan.
>> I cannot get a lock on anything.
>>
>> dmesg shows it is loading the firmware but nothing more:
>>
>> [  192.596627] xc2028 1-0061: Loading 3 firmware images from 
>> xc3028-v27.fw, type: DViCO DualDig4/Nano2 (Australia), ver 2.7
>> [  192.796658] xc2028 1-0061: Loading firmware for type=BASE F8MHZ (3), 
>> id 0000000000000000.
>> [  193.965865] xc2028 1-0061: Loading firmware for type=D2620 DTV7 (88), 
>> id 0000000000000000.
>> [  265.268818] xc2028 2-0061: Loading 3 firmware images from 
>> xc3028-v27.fw, type: DViCO DualDig4/Nano2 (Australia), ver 2.7
>> [  265.468693] xc2028 2-0061: Loading firmware for type=BASE F8MHZ (3), 
>> id 0000000000000000.
>> [  266.633170] xc2028 2-0061: Loading firmware for type=D2620 DTV7 (88), 
>> id 0000000000000000.
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> David
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tim Farrington" <timf at iinet.net.au>
>> To: "David Porter" <dvb-t at iinet.com.au>
>> Cc: <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 6:51 PM
>> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add initial support for DViCO FusionHDTV 
>> DVB-T Dual Express
>>
>>
>>> David Porter wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>>
>>>> I have one of these, saw Stevens post and thought i would give it a go.
>>>>
>>>> I built from : http://linuxtv.org/hg/~stoth/v4l-dvb
>>>> All seemed to go well with no errors.
>>>>
>>>> dmesg reads:
>>>>
>>>> [   31.964424] CORE cx23885[0]: subsystem: 18ac:db78, board: DViCO 
>>>> FusionHDTV DVB-T Dual Express [card=11,autodetected]
>>>> [   32.104767] cx23885[0]: i2c bus 0 registered
>>>> [   32.104781] cx23885[0]: i2c bus 1 registered
>>>> [   32.104794] cx23885[0]: i2c bus 2 registered
>>>> [   32.164385] input: i2c IR (FusionHDTV) as 
>>>> /devices/virtual/input/input8
>>>> [   32.422764] ir-kbd-i2c: i2c IR (FusionHDTV) detected at 
>>>> i2c-1/1-006b/ir0 [cx23885[0]]
>>>> [   32.423135] cx23885[0]: cx23885 based dvb card
>>>> [   32.492021] xc2028 1-0061: creating new instance
>>>> [   32.492027] xc2028 1-0061: type set to XCeive xc2028/xc3028 tuner
>>>> [   32.492036] DVB: registering new adapter (cx23885[0])
>>>> [   32.492040] DVB: registering frontend 0 (Zarlink ZL10353 DVB-T)...
>>>> [   32.492386] cx23885[0]: cx23885 based dvb card
>>>> [   32.492924] xc2028 2-0061: creating new instance
>>>> [   32.492926] xc2028 2-0061: type set to XCeive xc2028/xc3028 tuner
>>>> [   32.492928] DVB: registering new adapter (cx23885[0])
>>>> [   32.492930] DVB: registering frontend 1 (Zarlink ZL10353 DVB-T)...
>>>> [   32.493228] cx23885_dev_checkrevision() Hardware revision = 0xb0
>>>> [   32.493236] cx23885[0]/0: found at 0000:02:00.0, rev: 2, irq: 16, 
>>>> latency: 0, mmio: 0xfe800000
>>>>
>>>> But scanning, returns :
>>>>
>>>> [ 1381.214624] xc2028 1-0061: Error: firmware xc3028-v27.fw not found.
>>>> [ 1382.220858] xc2028 1-0061: Error: firmware xc3028-v27.fw not found.
>>>> [ 1382.260825] xc2028 1-0061: Error: firmware xc3028-v27.fw not found.
>>>> [ 1383.267724] xc2028 1-0061: Error: firmware xc3028-v27.fw not found.
>>>> [ 1383.276680] xc2028 1-0061: Error: firmware xc3028-v27.fw not found.
>>>>
>>>> I checked  /lib/firmware/ but xc3028-v27.fw is not in the directory ?
>>>>
>>>> Must have messed it up somewhere! Any help appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> David
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Steven Toth" <stoth at linuxtv.org>
>>>> To: "Luke Yelavich" <themuso at themuso.com>
>>>> Cc: <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 11:44 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add initial support for DViCO 
>>>> FusionHDTV DVB-T Dual Express
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>>>> I've tested with the HVR1500Q (xc5000 based) and I'm happy with the
>>>>>>>> results. Can you both try the DViCO board?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It tests fine and I like how simpler things have got.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> I pulled the above linked tree, and compiled the modules. It seems at 
>>>>>> the moment for the dual express, that I have to pass the parameter 
>>>>>> card=11 to the driver, for it to correctly find the card and make use 
>>>>>> of all adapters. Without any module parameters, dmsg complains that 
>>>>>> the card couldn't be identified, yet two adapters are shown. I have 
>>>>>> two of these cards.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hope this helps some.
>>>>>>
>>>>> .. And they're both the same model?
>>>>>
>>>>> If so, insert one at a time and run the 'lspci -vn' command, save the
>>>>> output for each card.
>>>>>
>>>>> Post the output here.
>>>>>
>>>>> Assuming you load the driver with card=11, does each card work 
>>>>> correctly
>>>>> after that?
>>>>>
>>>>> - Steve
>>>>>
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>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>> To obtain xc3028-v27.fw
>>>
>>> see ~/v4l-dvb/linux/Documentation/video4linux/extract_xc3028.pl
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Timf
>>
> Try not to top post.
>
> Best to post the results of tzap here:
>
> In Ubuntu, Debian;
> sudo apt-get install dvb-utils
> (other distros use dvb-apps)
>
> Find the scan file appropriate for your area (au-*) in:
> /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t
>
> sudo -s -H
> mkdir /root/.tzap
> scan /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/au-* > 
> /root/.tzap/channels.conf
>
> Post the output of scan to this list.
>
> Regards,
> Timf

Thanks, Tim
Doesn't look too promising :

a at a-desktop:~$ scan /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/au-Brisbane
scanning /usr/share/doc/dvb-utils/examples/scan/dvb-t/au-Brisbane
using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
initial transponder 226500000 1 3 9 3 1 1 0
initial transponder 177500000 1 2 9 3 1 2 0
initial transponder 191625000 1 3 9 3 1 1 0
initial transponder 219500000 1 3 9 3 1 1 0
initial transponder 585625000 1 2 9 3 1 2 0
>>> tune to: 
>>> 226500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_16:HIERARCHY_NONE
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 226500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_16:HIERARCHY_NONE 
>>> (tuning failed)
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 177500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 177500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE 
>>> (tuning failed)
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 191625000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_16:HIERARCHY_NONE
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 191625000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_16:HIERARCHY_NONE 
>>> (tuning failed)
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 219500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_16:HIERARCHY_NONE
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 219500000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_3_4:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_16:HIERARCHY_NONE 
>>> (tuning failed)
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 585625000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
>>> tune to: 
>>> 585625000:INVERSION_AUTO:BANDWIDTH_7_MHZ:FEC_2_3:FEC_AUTO:QAM_64:TRANSMISSION_MODE_8K:GUARD_INTERVAL_1_8:HIERARCHY_NONE 
>>> (tuning failed)
WARNING: >>> tuning failed!!!
ERROR: initial tuning failed
dumping lists (0 services)
Done.
a at a-desktop:~$

Regards
David



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