[linux-dvb] [PATCH] cx88-dvb: Fix order of frontend allocations (Re: current v4l-dvb - cannot access /dev/dvb/: No such file or directory

Miroslav Rovis m.rovis at inet.hr
Fri Jan 23 20:21:52 CET 2009

I pasted the subject line from:
the last message of the thread on the problem that I still have (there
is the patch in there in some post on the thread that should fix my
Tha card is a Hauppauge HVR-3000 that works fine on M$ Windoze Vista.
Arch is 64bit Athlon based...
With the kernel ("uname -r" output):
In fact, cx88-dvb sometimes loads and then I have the populated
/dev/dvb... (very choppy but I got anything I tried after dvbscan and
szap etc.)
And sometimes it doesn't load at all and there is no /dev/dvb directory
at all.
The error when issuing "modprobe cx88-dvb" is:
FATAL: Error inserting cx88_dvb
(/lib/modules/2.6.28-gentoo-r1/v4l-dvb/video/cx88/cx88-dvb.ko): Unknown
symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
dmesg on its part only has:
cx88_dvb: Unknown parameter `frontend'
The kernel (2.6.28-gentoo-r1) does have the aforementioned Andy's patch
Firmare is as suggested here:
I am at a loss where to turn, what to try...
Miro Rovis

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