[linux-dvb] [PATCH] cx23885 analog TV and audio support for HVR-1500

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Tue Sep 2 18:08:06 CEST 2008

Tim Lucas wrote:
> For some reason, when I  add the line
> options cx23885 card=6
> I can no longer boot the machine successfully.
> The machine hangs saying that
> (Ctl-alt-F1)
> kinit: No resume image, doing normal boot . . .
> (Ctl-alt-F8)
> udevd-event[3374]: run-program: '/sbin/modprobe' abnormal exit
> After a while it continues to boot, but the messages go by so fast that 
> I can't read them.  Finally, it just sits on a blank screen.  Since 
> 2.6.24-19 was originally installed and it updated to 2.6.24-21, I am 
> able to boot into the older kernel and then comment out that line.
> I am pretty sure that HVR1500 is card 6, so I am not sure what is wrong. 
>  I didn't have that problem, the first time I rebooted, but have had 
> that problem on every succesive reboot.
> Any ideas?

Please cc the list in all email, which I've done.

Check the /var/log/messages or kern.log files to see what they contain.

Or, if the system isn't booting, remove the module from your 
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/media/video/cx23885 dir then boot 

The card won't get initialised by the driver won't exist, then you can 
install the driver with 'make install' which will install it from your 
linux-dvb/v4l test tree, then load it at your own leisure with modprobe 
cx23885 debug=1.

- Steve

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