[linux-dvb] Pinnacle PCTV 71e

Antti Palosaari crope at iki.fi
Mon Apr 7 04:03:01 CEST 2008

rvm wrote:
> 2008/4/6, Antti Palosaari <crope at iki.fi>:
>> rvm wrote:
>>> But I was able to compile it in a kubuntu running in a virtual machine
>>> in windows. Yes, now it recognizes the usb stick, and more or less
>>> works. Kaffeine finds channels but then it only displays random lines
>>> instead of the image.
>>> With mplayer it's better, image is almost good, but it gets corrupted
>>> (blocks appear) very often, which doesn't happen in Windows.
>>> The main problem is that when mplayer is closed, the device doesn't
>>> work anymore. It's like the /dev/dvb/* had gone. Unplugin and plugin
>>> the stick doesn't fix the problem, it's necessary to reboot :(
>>  Can you test again. I did some updates and hopefully it will fix that last
>> problem.
> Yes, that problem seems fixed. Thanks.

Thanks for testing.

> Still I'm getting the video (and audio) corrupted, could it be because
> of the firmware? I used this one:
> http://www.otit.fi/~crope/v4l-dvb/af9015/af9015_firmware_cutter/firmware_files/4.95.0/dvb-usb-af9015.fw

No, it is no firmware issue. Firmware 4.95 is latest one and OK.

Can you say which tuner your device has? You can see that from 
message.log (dmesg). Please copy paste some lines.


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