[linux-dvb] [PATCH] cx23885 analog TV and audio support for HVR-1500
stoth at linuxtv.org
Fri Sep 5 15:22:13 CEST 2008
Tim Lucas wrote:
>> 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: 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
>> > 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
> Using your instructions, I figured out that the driver will not load
> using modprobe. That is why the computer has trouble booting with that
> driver and the HVR-1500 card selected.
> I also tried copying the relevant code and putting it into the DViCO
> FusionHDTV7 Dual Express area to see if that worked. I had the same
> results as when I tried loading the card as a HVR-1500. I cannot get any
> signal from the card that way. I know the card is getting a signal
> because it shows a signal when loaded as a digital card. If you have
> any suggestions I would appreciate them. Thank you.
Why doesn't the driver load if you force it with card=X? What does dmesg
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