[linux-dvb] Compro DVB-T200A; Unable to scan

Jonas Jonsson jonas at websystem.se
Tue Aug 8 19:11:22 CEST 2006

> Hi, Jonas
> Jonas Jonsson wrote:
>> Hi..
>> I have two Compro DVB-T200A that I can't get to work using Linux. I
have verified that the cards works and I can scan using Windows XP.
>> First I load the modules (saa7134 i2c_scan=1, saa7134-dvb,
saa7134-alsa) and then I use dvbscan with the correct file for my
location. Verified the
>> freqs from the brodcasters pages, it's correct and I have manged to
tune to that freq using Windows.
>> Here is modprobe, lsmod and dvbscan (The problem)
>> http://pastebin.ca/121062
>> Here is the resulting dmesg
>> http://pastebin.ca/121083
>> I'm running Gentoo with a kernel with some extra patches for
Suspend2, I have compiled the v4l-dvb drivers from HG, compiled like an
hour ago.
>> Any suggestions, I'm kind of stuck right now.
>> /Jonas
> Some months ago, i have been in contact with another owner of the 200A. The
> problem is that the card identifies itself as a 200, but has very different
> hardware. It is a 300, but with the components for analog missing.
Please try the following:
> In saa7134-dvb.c, from line 353 on, please delete the lines
> 	/* switch the board to dvb mode */
> 	init_msg.addr = 0x43;
> 	init_msg.len  = 0x02;
> 	msg[0] = 0x00;
> 	msg[1] = 0x40;
> 	if (fe->ops.i2c_gate_ctrl)
> 		fe->ops.i2c_gate_ctrl(fe, 1);
> 	if (i2c_transfer(&dev->i2c_adap, &init_msg, 1) != 1)
> 		return -EIO;
> Recompile and unload at least the modules saa7134-dvb and saa7134. Then
reload the driver forcing the card type to 70 (the 300)
> modprobe saa7134 card=70
> modprobe saa7134-dvb
> Now it should work. If it does, please don't forget to report this.
Afterwards, we need to find a solution we can integrate into mainline.
> Best regards
>     Hartmut


Sorry for my last mail, stupid keyboard...

It works... Thanks, now I can scan...

When doing
modprobe saa7134 card=70
I get this in dmesg
saa7130[1]: subsystem: 185b:c901, board: Compro Videomate DVB-T200

Thanks to christoph4 at #linux-tv how saw that there is a diff in the eeprom

at http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-October/005423.html
there is a dmesg from DVB-T200 card

DVB-T200: saa7130[0]: i2c eeprom 60: 30 26 ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
ff ff ff ff
DVB-T200A: saa7130[1]: i2c eeprom 60: 30 ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff ff
ff ff ff ff

This could be the thing to diff the cards from each other.

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