[linux-dvb] MSI TV at nywhere A/D v1.1 mostly working

Russell Kliese russell at kliese.wattle.id.au
Thu Feb 7 15:34:45 CET 2008


Nico Sabbi wrote:
> On Thursday 07 February 2008 14:39:44 Russell Kliese wrote:
>
>   
>> Analog TV worked without a problem (even with the older drivers).
>>
>> There is still a problem with the digital decoder. Sometimes it
>> works fine (I can scan for channels and can run tzap to view a
>> channel using mplayer). However, sometimes these commands don't
>> work. I've noticed the following when running dmesg:
>>
>>
>> [ 6318.055521] tda1004x: found firmware revision 20 -- ok
>>
>> I suspect that the card is failing to work because the firmware
>> sometimes isn't being uploaded for some reason. Does anybody have
>> any ideas why or what I could do to try and fix this?
>>
>> Hopefully this problem can be sorted out and another card can be
>> added to the list of supported DVB-T cards. Yay!
>>     
>
> afaik the last fw for the 10046 demodulator is version 29, that
> you can extract from the lifeview drivers
>   

Thanks for pointing that out. I grabbed the version 29 firmware using 
get_dvb_firmware tda10046lifeview and copied this into the appropriate 
place. However, I'm still having the same sort of problem:

[ 2095.281620] tda1004x: timeout waiting for DSP ready
[ 2095.321600] tda1004x: found firmware revision 0 -- invalid
[ 2095.321614] tda1004x: trying to boot from eeprom
[ 2097.648360] tda1004x: timeout waiting for DSP ready
[ 2097.688338] tda1004x: found firmware revision 0 -- invalid
[ 2097.688346] tda1004x: waiting for firmware upload...
[ 2110.173699] tda1004x: found firmware revision 29 -- ok
[ 2121.531804] tda1004x: setting up plls for 48MHz sampling clock
[ 2121.727550] tda1004x: found firmware revision 29 -- ok
[ 2513.011736] tda1004x: setting up plls for 48MHz sampling clock
[ 2513.199286] tda1004x: found firmware revision 33 -- invalid
[ 2513.199294] tda1004x: trying to boot from eeprom
[ 2513.567098] tda1004x: found firmware revision 33 -- invalid
[ 2513.567110] tda1004x: waiting for firmware upload...
[ 2526.044456] tda1004x: found firmware revision 33 -- invalid
[ 2526.044469] tda1004x: firmware upload failed
[ 2534.743826] tda1004x: setting up plls for 48MHz sampling clock
[ 2534.885955] tda1004x: found firmware revision ff -- invalid
[ 2534.885968] tda1004x: trying to boot from eeprom
[ 2535.211575] tda1004x: found firmware revision 0 -- invalid
[ 2535.211582] tda1004x: waiting for firmware upload...
[ 2535.217254] tda1004x: Error during firmware upload
[ 2535.224898] tda1004x: found firmware revision ff -- invalid
[ 2535.224911] tda1004x: firmware upload failed

Cheers,

Russell



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