[linux-dvb] Compro VideoMate DVB-T300 auto detect problem- suggested code fix

Hartmut Hackmann hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de
Thu Mar 30 01:08:34 CEST 2006

Hi, all

Mark Callaghan wrote:
> James, Hartmut,
> I have also had "interesting" PCI ID behaviour from my Compro VideoMate, on
> FC4.
> I have seen the correct PCI ID in dmesg, but I usually get 1850:0000 (or was
> it 185b:0000?). I can't remember the exact ID. I've been using a
> modprobe.conf workaround to get the saa7134-dvb module loaded.
> My suspicion was that it was related to whether the machine was reset or
> went through a power-down.
That makes sense! Can you please verify this?
I suspect that the board allows to remap the address of the eeprom that
defines the ID. This might be done i.e. with GPIOs of the SAA7134.

> James,
> I have had a somewhat tortured path to getting things going also. There are
> many points to stumble on. But I am getting close. I have had the remote
> working. But perhaps like you, I get only brief periods to work on it,
> perhaps once overy 4 days to 2 weeks.
> Cheers,
> Mark

Best regards

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