[linux-dvb] dib0700 new i2c implementation

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Wed Aug 27 16:02:28 CEST 2008


On Wed, 2008-08-27 at 09:49 -0400, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> Hello Eduard,
> 
> 2008/8/27 Eduard Huguet <eduardhc at gmail.com>:
> > Well, regarding the Nova-T 500 I must say that, using the current HG
> driver
> > code and 1.10 firmware, it's pretty rock solid. I've had no USB
> disconnects
> > nor hangs of any time since a long time ago (since lastest patches
> for this
> > card were merged).
> >
> > That's the reason I'm very reluctant to use the new firmware,
> specially if
> > the effect seems to be a constantly rebooting machine, as Nicolas
> Will
> > described ;-). However, if the above patche solves the problems then
> I'll be
> > very pleased to test it.
> 
> It seems that Nicholas's problems had to do with having random copies
> of 1.10 in /lib/firmware.
> 
> This is about more than "does it fix my problem".  The patch I am
> submitting could cause potential breakage with other devices, so I
> need people who have a stable environment to test the change and make
> sure it doesn't cause breakage.
> 
> Otherwise, it just gets pushed in, you do an "hg update" and all of a
> sudden your environment is broken.
> 
> The patch is known to fix several problems required to get the xc5000
> working with the dib0700, but I want to be sure people with a working
> environment don't start seeing problems.
> 

So people using the following devices should help test:

      * Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T-500
      * Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T-Stick
      * Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-TD-Stick
      * TerraTec Cinergy DT USB XS Diversity
      * Emtec S830 
      * Leadtek Winfast DTV Dongle
      * Hauppauge myTV.t

>From 
http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Special:Whatlinkshere/Template:Making-it-work:dvb-usb-dib0700

A list of less documented devices usinf the dib0700 module is available
here:
http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices#DiB0700_USB2.0_DVB-T_devices

Nico




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