[linux-dvb] Getting firmware loaded to 2 cards of the same type

Timothy E. Krantz tkrantz at stahurabrenner.com
Fri Sep 5 14:19:33 CEST 2008


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mkrufky at gmail.com [mailto:mkrufky at gmail.com] On Behalf 
> Of Michael Krufky
> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 2:58 PM
> To: Timothy E. Krantz
> Cc: Devin Heitmueller; linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Getting firmware loaded to 2 cards 
> of the same type
> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Devin Heitmueller [mailto:devin.heitmueller at gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 2:24 PM
> >> To: Timothy E. Krantz
> >> Cc: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> >> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Getting firmware loaded to 2 cards of the 
> >> same type
> >>
> >> 2008/9/4 Timothy E. Krantz <tkrantz at stahurabrenner.com>:
> >> > I have 2 tuner cards of the same type.  They have xc5000
> >> tuner chips
> >> > in them that require firmware to be loaded.  As best as 
> I can tell 
> >> > from the dmesg, only the first card is actually getting the
> >> firmware
> >> > properly loaded. There seems to be a message related to 
> the second 
> >> > card that says something about firmware previously loaded.
> >> The second
> >> > card fails to tune in either ATSC or NTSC mode, just a 
> black screen.
> >>
> >> What type of card is it?
> >>
> On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 2:28 PM, Timothy E. Krantz 
> <tkrantz at stahurabrenner.com> wrote:
> > Pinnacle PCTV HD (800i).
> >
> 
> 
> Timothy -- please do not top post.  The policy on this 
> mailing list is that replies shall appear below the quoted text.
> 
> Can you show us a full dmesg dump, starting from "Linux video 
> capture interface" , including all lines after.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Mike
> 

Geez, I even know better than that.  Sorry about the top-post.

As I continued to work with things I discovered that one of my cards was
bad.  I replaced it and am not onto completely different problems.  None of
which have anything to do with linux-dvb so I will quit wasting your time
here.

Tim





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