[linux-dvb] DViCO FusionHDTV5 Express and cx23885 support

Andrew Casper andrew at andrewcasper.com
Thu Jan 17 02:51:30 CET 2008


On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:41 PM, Michael Krufky wrote:

> Andrew Casper wrote:
>> On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:05 PM, Michael Krufky wrote:
>>
>>> Andrew Casper wrote:
>>>> (please excuse the me if this has already been asked and answer,  
>>>> but
>>>> I'm new to the list and I did not find an answer in the message
>>>> archives)
>>>>
>>>> I just got a new DViCO FusionHDTV5 Express - primarily based on
>>>> reading that it was supported on the wiki. I have downloaded the
>>>> latest tree. But when I compile the source, it doesn't make the  
>>>> kernel
>>>> modules for cx23885 (which is the module I believe I need). What  
>>>> am I
>>>> missing here?
>>>>
>>>> I'm using Fedora 8 (kernel 2.6.23.9-85).
>>>
>>> Did you update from an older tree or pull down a fresh clone?
>>>
>>> It JustWorks (tm) -- if not, maybe some dependency is screwing you
>>> up......
>>>
>>> from the v4l-dvb tree, what does the following show you:
>>>
>>> grep 23885 v4l/.*config (no, this is NOT a typo)
>>>
>>>
>>> If VIDEO_CX23885 isnt selected, then go select it in menuconfig.
>>>
>>> You'll find it under the video section, as CX23885 - cx2388x  
>>> successor.
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>>
>>> Mike
>>
>> Thanks for the speedy reply, Mike.
>>
>> ergh - VIDEO_CX23885 seems to be selected for build:
>>
>> # grep 23885 v4l/.*config
>> v4l/.config:CONFIG_VIDEO_CX23885=m
>> v4l/.myconfig:CONFIG_VIDEO_CX23885                         := m
>>
>> I'm building from the public cvs that I pulled last night (and check
>> for an update today). I had the same problem with a tarball I also
>> pulled.
>
> mercurial.   hg.  no cvs.
>
>>
>> So how do I determine what dependancy is killing me? This is a pretty
>> new build (just installed on Fedora 8 on Saturday) so there isn't too
>> much creft.
>
> is there a v4l/cx23885.ko after you build?  did you forget to do 'make
> install' (as root) ?
>
> -Mike

My bad - it was mercurial.

No cx23885.ko is made - just links to the src files. And I did a "make  
install".

- Andrew



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