[linux-dvb] Hauppauge HVR-1800 Analog issues

Barry Quiel quielb at ecst.csuchico.edu
Tue Aug 19 18:51:07 CEST 2008



Jay Modi wrote:
> I have just upgraded to the Ubuntu development branch to see if I can 
> get the Hauppauge HVR 1800 Analog working. I have extracted the firmware 
> and placed it in the /lib/firmware/<kernel-vers> directory. I can view 
> video with tvtime but I do not get any audio, but this is true on my 
> other tuners. I then tried to use mythtv and was successful at getting 
> both audio and video a few times. After that I did not have any luck. I 
> tried shutting down and then bringing the system back up but that did 
> not help. I have attached some relevant error messages.
> 
> Output from dmesg:
> [  248.423820] Firmware and/or mailbox pointer not initialized or 
> corrupted, signature = 0xffffffff, cmd = STOP_CAPTURE
> [  249.594310] Firmware and/or mailbox pointer not initialized or 
> corrupted, signature = 0xffffffff, cmd = PING_FW
> [  249.594370] firmware: requesting v4l-cx23885-enc.fw
> [  279.676376] __ratelimit: 3 messages suppressed
> [  279.676384] mythbackend[6502]: segfault at 144 ip b7cc699d sp 
> ac0f4f40 error 4 in libmythtv-0.22.so.0.22.0[b7462000+a87000]
> 
> 
> Output from mythbackend:
> 2008-08-18 18:44:29.335 TVRec(1): Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> 2008-08-18 18:44:29.340 TVRec(1): HW Tuner: 1->1
> 2008-08-18 18:44:30.690 Channel(/dev/video2) Error: 
> InitPictureAttribute(brightness): failed to query controls.
>             eno: Invalid argument (22)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:31.781 Channel(/dev/video2) Error: 
> InitPictureAttribute(brightness): failed to query controls.
>             eno: Invalid argument (22)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:31.781
> 
> Not ivtv or pvrusb2 or hdpvr driver
> 
> 
> 2008-08-18 18:44:31.783 MPEGRec(/dev/video2) Warning: Unable to get 
> recording volume parameters(max/min)
>             eno: Invalid argument (22)
>             using default range [0,65535].
> 2008-08-18 18:44:31.792 AutoExpire: CalcParams(): Max required Free 
> Space: 2.0 GB w/freq: 15 min
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.021 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Problem reading fd(34)
>             eno: Input/output error (5)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.022 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Problem reading fd(34)
>             eno: Input/output error (5)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.023 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Problem reading fd(34)
>             eno: Input/output error (5)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.023 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Problem reading fd(34)
>             eno: Input/output error (5)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.024 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Problem reading fd(34)
>             eno: Input/output error (5)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.024 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Problem reading fd(34)
>             eno: Input/output error (5)
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.027 MPEGRec(/dev/video2) Error: Device error detected
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.027 DevRdB(/dev/video2) Error: Stop(): Not running.
> 2008-08-18 18:44:33.027 MPEGRec(/dev/video2) Error: StopEncoding
>             eno: Invalid argument (22)
> 
> After that the video is messed up from tvtime. I am currently using 
> kernel 2.6.26-5-generic so I believe it should have some of the latest 
> code for this card. Is this a known issue or are there any suggestions?
> 
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I've got the same problem.  I'm running on a fedora 9 box, so at least 
that tells you its not OS related.

I posted this problem on the list a while back and didn't get any 
response.  Here is my post out of the archives:

http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-July/027367.html
http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2008-August/027670.html

It makes me feel a little bit better that its not just me.





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