[linux-dvb] Pinnacle PCTV 60e

Luke Mackenzie luke at lukem.co.uk
Thu Jan 24 16:55:44 CET 2008


I have not received a reply to this but notice a lot of activity on the 
list. Am I asking in the wrong place? Is anyone able to help?

Many thanks,


Luke Mackenzie wrote:
> Hi,
> Is anyone alse able to help with this? Someone on the Ubuntu forums is 
> also offering to help if we can locate the sections in the source to 
> change:
> "The files having the source code are in the pctv200e folder, and they 
> are:
> pctv200e.h
> pctv200e.c
> Check the ones in the zip file in a previous post on this thread.
> The ones in the v4l tar file are the original ones, so they need to be 
> overwritten with the ones in the zip file. The location of those files 
> in the v4l tar file is mentioned above.
> What I don't see it clear (because I did not work in the driver since 
> the beginning, and I am no expert) is what to change exactly.
> I can tell it must be related to the codes that appear when you 
> execute a "lsusb" in a Terminal.
> But I cannot see those ones for the PCTV200e coded in the driver. 
> Those codes should say which driver to lad when you plug the device.
> I can give you more hints once we clear up how to change those."
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=4181391#post4181391
> To recap, I would like to get the PCTV60e working with the 200e driver 
> if possible.
> Thanks,
> Luke.
> Luke Mackenzie wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been speaking to 'sn9' on the #linuxtv IRC channel and he 
>> advised me that it might be possible to force the PCTV200e driver to 
>> recognise the 60e as the chipsets are the same. The 60e is a USB 
>> device but not a dongle.
>> http://www.pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/uk/Products/Consumer+Products/PCTV+Tuners/PCTV+Digital+PVR+(DVB-S_DVB-T)/PCTV+60e.htm 
>> http://www.linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/Pinnacle/60e
>> Apparently the man to speak to is Markus Rechberger (mrec). I would 
>> be grateful if he could let me know how I would go about achieving 
>> this or if it is possible? I am happy to do testing and help release 
>> a usable driver. I am not a Linux expert and don't know C but am 
>> reasonably technical (if being a php developer counts!).
>> Many thanks,
>> Luke Mackenzie.

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