[linux-dvb] DViCO FusionHDTV5 Express and cx23885 support

Andrew Casper andrew at andrewcasper.com
Thu Jan 17 03:47:19 CET 2008


On Jan 16, 2008, at 8:54 PM, Michael Krufky wrote:

> Andrew Casper wrote:
>> 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
> Reboot your machine, and enjoy your working driver.
>
> In the future, this stuff is documented at:
>
> http://linuxtv.org/repo
>
> Enjoy.
>
> -Mike

Mike -

You'd think that would work, but no. And it that killed my other two  
tuner card (an hd3000 and an hd5500). And no Fusion Card in sight.

- Andrew




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