[linux-dvb] New Revision of KNC1 DVB-S Plus 1894:0015

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Fri Aug 17 22:57:24 CEST 2007

Johannes Deisenhofer wrote:
> Oliver Endriss wrote:
> > Johannes Deisenhofer wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I have a bunch of KNC1 DVB-S Plus Cards, with Subsystem ID 1894:0015.
> >> There are 'Plus' cards, with Phillips SD1878 Tuner and Analog Inputs.
> >> (Picture at http://www.vdr-wiki.de/wiki/index.php/Bild:Knc1splusx4.jpg)
> > 
> > Is 'KNC1 DVB-S plus X4' the correct name of this card?
> > According to your patch the name is 'SUBID_DVBS_TV_STAR_PLUS'.
> > 
> Hm, difficult to tell. It's called "TV Station Plus" on the box, but is 
> different from the old 'TV Station Plus'. 'X4' is written on the board 
> (see photo).
> The windows driver's .ini-File calls it 'DVBS+ X4'
> Technically, it's more in line with the "TV Star" cards (same tuner).
> But I'll gladly leave the taxonomic decisions to the maintainer.

Then let's call this baby 'TV Station Plus X4'. ;-)

> >> Besides the analog input, these seem to be identical to the "TV Star"
> >> Cards from KNC1. Adding the PCI Ids is easy, but:
> >>
> >> Can anybody advise me how I can find out if my card needs to be added to
> >> this list of IDs? It's a plus card, after all. Do I need to test with a 
> >> CA adapter?
> > 
> > Would be nice (if you have a CI/CAM).
> >
> I could probably find one, if there's a chance it has something to do 
> with it.
> > 
> > Simply try whether it works without setting GPIO3.
> > If not, try with GPIO3 set to high.
> > 
> Been there, done that. Works both ways.

Iirc GPIO3 has something to do with the initialisation of the CI/CAM.
So it would be nice if you could verify that.
If it works both ways, we should not touch GPIO3.


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