[linux-dvb] Compro DVB-T200 - question

raid517 at ukonline.co.uk raid517 at ukonline.co.uk
Tue Jan 17 19:19:56 CET 2006

raid517 at ukonline.co.uk wrote:

> raid517 at ukonline.co.uk wrote:
> > Hi I am using Debian Kanotix (Sid Unstable) with all the latest
> > updates and kernel I have a Compro DVB-T200 - saa7134-dvb
> > vased card - but for some reason this does not appear to work.
> >
> > I was previously using a nova-t budget card - and this worked very
> > well, so much so indeed that it required pretty much zero
> > configuration (especially in Kaffiene) and worked more or less out of
> > the box - but I gave that to my nephew as a gift included with a new
> > PC over Xmas.
> >
> > My dmesg and lsmod output for the saa7134 card are attached. The
> > driver appears to load fine, with no difficulties whatsoever - and I
> > even have the correct firmware installed by default - which I think is
> > dvb-fe-tda100046.fm (although there is no evidence in dmesg of this
> > being uploaded).
> >
> > However there is nothing listed in my /dev section under DVB (such as
> > /dev/dvb/video0, or /dev/dvb/adapter0 and so on). Indeed there are no
> > DVB enteries in my /dev directory at all. (In the past these were
> > always automatically created for me).
> >
> > Can anyone advise how best to get this card working? Is it likely that
> > this card will this card ever work out of the box in the same way that
> > my nova-t tv card did?
>  From a quick glance, it looks to me as if you hadn't loaded the
> saa7134-dvb module - It does not load by itself.  Do:
> modprobe saa7134-dvb
> ...and it should take you a little bit further.  :-)
> Hope this helps,
> Yay! Success at last. Again not much configuration required by me. Now 
> I just have to work out why there are a bunch of channels missing 
> (BBC3, BBC4, History etc) that my WinTV Nova-T card could pick up.
> Thanks for all the help guys!
> GJ
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Mmm... Well there certainly does appear to be some tuning issues with 
this card. About half my channels are missing - even though the Windows 
version of the software for this card picks them up and even though I 
can recieve them on my standalone DVB-T box.

Does anyone have any clues what might be going on?


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