[linux-dvb] Problem building newest DVB Drivers

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Mon Sep 10 17:14:23 CEST 2007

Dennis Schwan wrote:
> Hi,
> i wanted to install the newest DVB-drivers but during the make i get an 
> error (running ubuntu dapper):
> |CC [M]  /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.o
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:42:23: error: sound/tlv.h: No such file or directory 
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:662: error: syntax error before '-' token
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:662: warning: type defaults to 'int' in declaration of 'DECLARE_TLV_DB_SCALE' 
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:662: warning: function declaration isn't a prototype 
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:662: warning: type qualifiers ignored on function return type 
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:667: error: 'SNDRV_CTL_ELEM_ACCESS_TLV_READ' undeclared here (not in a function) 
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:672: error: unknown field 'tlv' specified in initializer 
> /usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.c:672: error: 'snd_cx88_db_scale' undeclared here (not in a function) 
> make[3]: *** [/usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l/cx88-alsa.o] Error 1
> make[2]: *** [_module_/usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.15-26-server'
> make[1]: *** [default] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/v4l-dvb/v4l'
> make: *** [all] Error 2


Kernel backwards compat has been broken in the master branch against older kernels...  Until it's fixed, you can use one of my devel trees, which still builds fine against older kernels...

Instead, try:


You shouldn't have any problems there.



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