[linux-dvb] Digital tuning failing on Pinnacle 800i with dmesg output
orbus42 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 15 05:41:55 CEST 2008
On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 9:45 AM, Chaogui Zhang <czhang1974 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 2:15 PM, Steven Toth <stoth at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> > James Lucas wrote:
> >> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 8:40 PM, James Lucas <orbus42 at gmail.com
> >> <mailto:orbus42 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >> Anyway, update. Installed in the windows machine, and got the
> >> drivers installed successfully, but the player software that comes
> >> with the card requires windows xp, and the newest version of windows
> >> I have is 2000. I know analog capture is pretty well supported in
> >> windows by things like virtualdub and media player classic, but do
> >> you know of any apps I can use to test the HD functionality?
> >> While I had the card out, got the following from visual inspection:
> >> Printed on the PCB:
> >> pctv 800i rev 1.1
> >> There were two large visible chips on the card:
> >> Samsung C649 S5H1409X01-T0 N079X
> >> Conexant Broadcast Decoder CX23883-39 72013496 0729 Korea
> >> I imagine the tuner chip is hidden under the metal box (shielding?).
> >> James
> >> Another update - I spoke too soon. One of the windows drivers is
> >> refusing to load properly. I don't know if the signifies a bad card or
> >> just that the driver doesn't work on anything less than xp. I don't
> >> have any way to test at the moment. I'm happy to try anything you want
> >> in the way of diagnosis under linux though.
> > I don't think anyone else is reporting i2c issues on that board, so it's
> > possible you just have a bad unit.
> I saw similar i2c error messages back when we were trying to add
> support for the card (I never posted on the list about it because that
> happened when I was fiddling with the code). I do not remember the
> specifics, but it went away later on as the code matured. It might
> have something to do with multiple instances of the driver being
> attached to the xc5000, but we certainly cannot rule out the
> possibility of a bad unit.
> > It goes without saying, try to bring up the baord on a supported windows
> > platform to verify it... or perhaps take it to a neighbours house a
> > wreck his xp install ;)
> > If you get to the point of it working in windows but not on Linux then
> > we'll be able to make progress.
> > - Steve
> Chaogui Zhang
Alright - thanks for the replies. My brother has an xp box, so maybe I can
convince him to let me stick it in there. I probably will not have time to
do that for a little while though - I'll get back to you when I have
something one way or another.
P.S. Sorry about the double send Chaogui. Foiled by gmail again! :/
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