[linux-dvb] Nova-T with cx88 chipset

Soyeb Aswat soyeb at btinternet.com
Sat Apr 2 18:35:00 CEST 2005

Have you loaded the cx-dvb module?

On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 17:10 +0100, Graeme Hilton wrote:
> I am really starting to tear my hair out with this!
> Here's the basic rundown:
> Hauppauge Nova-T installed in my machine.
> Machine running fedora core 3 with 2.6.10-1.770_FC3 kernel.
> I'm adlibbing a bit on the following outputs, but if anyone wants the
> full rundown, just ask.
> lspci gives:
> Conexant WinFast TV2000 XP (rev 05)
> and also mentions 8802 and 8804
> lsmod gives:
> cx88_blackbird, cx8802, cx88xx, i2c_core and i2c_algo_bit
> dmesg gives:
> cx2388x blackbird driver 0.0.4 loaded
> cx88 Hauppauge.... detected
> cx88 registered device video0
> cx88 registered device vbi0
> /dev/video0 exists as does vbi0
> As far as I can tell this means that the device is recognised and that
> the correct drivers are working.
> The problem I have is that when I try to use dvb-scan I get an error:
> $ ./scan dvb-t/uk-Rowridge
> scanning dvb-t/uk-Rowridge
> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0' and '/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0'
> main:1882: FATAL: failed to open '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0': 6 No
> such device or address
> Now, dvb/adapter0/.... all exist (because I manually ran
> MAKEDEV-DVB.sh), but I don't think that the dvb card is using them as it
> has registered video0 and vbi0.  Am I thinking correctly, or have I
> completely misunderstood how linux handles devices?
> I've googled and googled, but nothing I find seems to match the
> situation I am finding myself in!  If anyone can help, I'd be very grateful.

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