[linux-dvb] New Card: Compro VideoMate S300/S350 DVB-S

Richard (MQ) osl at 16hd.freeserve.co.uk
Sun Sep 2 22:09:21 CEST 2007

Hi List,

> What is needed to add support for the Compro VideoMate S300/S350 DVB-S 
> budget card?
> Below is the output of 'lspci -v -nn':
> 07:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors SAA7130 
> Video Broadcast Decoder [1131:7130] (rev 01)
>         Subsystem: Compro Technology, Inc. Unknown device [185b:c900]
>         Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 66
>         Memory at 51104800 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
>         Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 1
> The card is uses the Philips SAA7130 PCI bridge with a ZL10313
> demodulator/frontend chip, which the DVB wiki says is closely related to 
> the mt312 demodulator.
> It is not clear to me how to specify the mt312 tuner, and 'modprobe
> saa7134-dvb' fails with 'saa7130[0]: frontend initialization failed' 
> when loading the wrong (mt532) frontend dependency.

I get very similar behaviour from a Compro VideoMate DVB-T200, also
using SAA713x bridge - dmesg reports "saa7130[0]/dvb: frontend
initialization failed" when loading saa7134-dvb

Any pointers gratefully received.

BTW - previously tried in OpenSuSE 10.2, kernel - currently in
10.3 beta 2, kernel

Richard (MQ)

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