[linux-dvb] DVB part of LifeView FlyDVB-T Duo does not work.

Frank Schaeckermann isjaghy02 at sneakemail.com
Thu Feb 2 10:09:20 CET 2006

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann-at-t-online.de |linuxtv| wrote:
> Hi, Frank
> Frank Schaeckermann wrote:
>> Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann-at-t-online.de |linuxtv| wrote:
>>> Hi, Frank
>>> <snip>
>>>>> You are talking about the mini PCI module Medion sold in an i.e. 
>>>>> 17'' notebook,
>>>>> right? Unfortunately, I don't know precisely what is on this 
>>>>> module, but
>>>>> i expect it's different from card 55.
>>>>> Especially if the board also supports FM Radio, you should have 
>>>>> more luck with
>>>>> card 81. Can you please give it a try and report what happens?
>>>>> 2 Notes:
>>>>> - You will need a quite recent snapshot to get it up.
>>>>> - Specifying card and tuner type should not be necessary, just the 
>>>>> crad type
>>>>>   should do the trick.
>>>>> I am very interested in the dmesg output when you try this card.
>>>>> Good luck
>>>>>    Hartmut
>>>> Hartmut,
>>>> Yes I am talking about the mini OCI version in the multimedia 17" 
>>>> notebook sold by Medion - through ALDI.
>>>> I tried card 81 (amongst all others) and still no luck. The 
>>>> following is the dmesg and dvbscan output for the cards 12, 55, 61 
>>>> and 81. Let me know if I can do anything to get you more data to 
>>>> figure this out! I can run this card under Windows as well - if 
>>>> there is anything i can gather from there!
>>>> Thanks, Frank
>>> Thanks for the information. One minor thing is that you don't need the
>>> tvaudio module. It causes the tuner not to be detected properly.
>>> Few days ago, i learned that there is a new "base design" of the card
>>> manufactor which is not compatible with the philips drivers. looks like
>>> your board is based on this too. I have access to a cardbus version.
>>> I need to find out what causes the incompatibility. I will start working
>>> on this soon.
>>> Best regards
>>>    Hartmut
>> Hartmut,
>> did you make any progress with this card? Is there anything I can do 
>> to help?
>> Frank
> I got the card working yesterday. I need few more days to clean the code
> and to merge it with the current CVS. This code will also have some 
> features
> to support some more cards.
> Due to the number of possible variants, there still might me some work
> necessary, but there is a good chance that we get your card working soon.
> Hartmut

great news! Thank you sooooo much for your great work! Not to forget all the 
other developers working on the v4l stuff!!!


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