[linux-dvb] How to get a PCTV Sat HDTC Pro USB (452e) running?

Jens Krehbiel-Gräther linux-dvb at okg-computer.de
Sun Jun 8 10:04:09 CEST 2008


Hi!

>
> Ok I can tell that my problem is Distribution independent 
> </search?hl=de&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=result&cd=1&q=independent&spell=1>. 
> On Fedora it's a bit harder to get multiproto running (/dev/dvb 
> appears) but the error with scan and szap is the same ("ioctl 
> DVBFE_GET_INFO failed: Invalid Argument").
>
> This time I tried these steps (based on the hints in previous posts)
> 1. hg clone http://www.jusst.de/hg/multiproto
> 2. cd into multiproto and run "patch -p1 < 
> patch_add_pctv452e_tt_s2_36x0.diff" (the fixed one from Jens Message 
> at 22:09) -> no errors
> 3. run "make" and "make install" -> well gives compile errors so I 
> followed Faruks instructions
> 3b) cd to multiproto/linux/drivers/media/video
>  and rename the Makefile to like Makefile_
> after this i won't compile any analog drivers and it will compile dvb
> and radio drivers.
> 3c) 3. run "make clean", "make" and "make install" ->works now
> 4. hg clone http://linuxtv.org/hg/dvb-apps
> 5. cd into dvb-apps and run "patch -p1 < patch_sca_szap.diff" 
> (attached in the message) -> no errors
>  6. copy version.h and frontend.h -> Well that one was tricky I found 
> out that the place where the include files are in 
> /usr/include/linux/dvb is that correct. However after copy them to 
> this location make in the scan and szap directory works. And make in 
> the dvb-apps now gives an error that Fields are already defined. Well 
> however thats not in the steps so I do..
> 7. cd into dvb-apps/util/<scan,szap> and run "make" -> well that 
> works....to compile
> ioctl DVBFE_GET_INFO failed: Invalid Argument...I'm starting to hate 
> that words...


What error occurs in step 3?? My tip is that you use a 2.6.24 kernel 
version? If this is true, you have to apply another patch to the hg-tree 
(attached).
Then it should compile without errors.

Jens

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