[linux-dvb] Lifeview DVB-T from v4l-dvb and Pinnacle Hybrid USb from v4l-dvb-kernel......help
anothersname at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 3 02:04:43 CEST 2008
I've played around with this for a few hours now and we have moved
forward but not quite working yet.....
The card is getting loaded properly (when I use the appropriate
card=17 option) however loading the em2880-dvb module then borks.....
I've attached the edited dmesg file.....any ideas?
On 02/04/2008, Aidan Thornton <makosoft at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 4/2/08, Another Sillyname <anothersname at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Aidan
> > So are you working on integrating the em28xx devices that are working
> > in v4l-dvb-kernel version into v4l-dvb (or ever your own version of
> > same)?
> > Or will it require changes to too much code?
> Occasionally, yes - I can do, and generally it's fairly trivial, but
> since I don't have access to all this hardware myself, unless
> someone's willing to test it there's not much I can do. In fact, I
> just added untested support for the card to
> http://www.makomk.com/hg/v4l-dvb-em28xx. You'll need to "modprobe
> em28xx card=17", though, since your device uses a generic USB ID and I
> can't add autodetection without a copy of the dmesg output when
> loading the driver without card=17. (Also, while my version of the
> driver should in theory support DVB-T, the v4l-dvb version doesn't and
> probably won't any time soon.)
> > I have to say as a user/observer I find it ridiculous that there are
> > two branches of working code that are pretty close to the same and
> > won't work with each other. If there's one area that Linux really
> > clearly pi**es on Windows it's the handling of media and stuff like
> > this just switches people off.
> > While not looking at the code or drawing any conclusions therein a new
> > layer on top of v4l-dvb (whichever version) seems counter productive
> > to me.
> > Ho hum.....can someone please just tell me how to get my kit working
> > without having to re-invent the wheel.
> Also, you might be able to get it working with v4l-dvb-experimental by
> passing "card=94" to saa7134. No guarantees, though.
> > Thanks in advance.
> > J
> > On 01/04/2008, Aidan Thornton <makosoft at googlemail.com> wrote:
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