[linux-dvb] dvico Fusion HDTV DVB-T dual express - willing to help test e.t.c...

timf timf at iinet.net.au
Tue Apr 15 12:02:54 CEST 2008

sonofzev at iinet.net.au wrote:
> Hi Folks
> I have mistakenly bought a Fusion HDTV DVB-T dual express (cx23885) as 
> a result of misreading some other posts and sites. I was under the 
> impression that it would work either from the current kernel source or 
> using Chris Pascoe's modules.  Unfortunately I didn't realise that the 
> American and Euro/Australian version were different.
> The kernel modules and those from the mercurial tree seems to get 
> everything going, but when I try to tune it, it seems to only give 
> "ATSC" tuning options. (This seems ridiculous as it is the 
> "Europe/Australia" model). I believe it must be recognising the card 
> as the American model (confirmed on the PC Board that it is the 
> Aus/Euro model). There are no error messages e.t.c.. it just can't 
> find a signal and only gives ATSC tuning options.
> Chris had offered to take a look at what was going on in my system but 
> hasn't responded to any mails for a few weeks now and I can't see any 
> evidence of him doing anything, so I am assuming he is too busy for 
> the moment to take a look.
> I bought this as a second and third tuner for my mythtv/gaming system 
> . The system already has a Fusion Lite card in it which is working 
> very well.  The importance of this was highlighted when I missed the 
> Henry Rollins interview on Rove so my gf could watch Grey's Anatomy 
> (puke!!!).
> If there are any local developers (Melbourne, Australia or even 
> elsewhere in Australia)  then I would be happy to trade it with a 
> confirmed working dual tuner card on a temporary basis to enable the 
> driver to be completed/ amended to cope with the Australian/European 
> version of the card.
> Otherwise for any developers not in Australia,I can setup a login for 
> you (ssh only, no remote X or anything). Just contact me via aklinbail 
> at gmail.  The PC it sits on is our one and only TV tuner (our analog 
> signal is crap) so there are some limitations as to the times you can 
> login to the box and also with regards to keeping the current kernel 
> build in place so we can use it on our return home from work in the 
> evening.
> cheers
> Allan
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Hi Allan,
Have you tried Chris's test repo at:



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