[mythtv-users] NOVA-T Hauppauge testing to see if my card is
stephen at g6dzj.demon.co.uk
Mon Aug 22 22:39:52 UTC 2005
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>Stephen Kitchener wrote:
>>I would like to able to see if my card is working before I get into the full
>>mythtv install process, so I tried to install the modules as described in
>>various howto's and documents that I have found, but I have not been able to
>>get the frontend installed or get the device entries added to /dev/ or /udev
>>as Ithink my machine has. I am running Mandrake 10.1 and I think that it is
>>udev, someone will correct me I am sure..
>I had to:
>(and FWIW, on Debian IIRC it didn't work properly - I think I had to
>manually create the /dev/dvb/ dir - maybe just my system)
Well,. I don't have /MAKEDEV inside /dev or elseware, what's why I am
convinced that my system is useing /udev...
>>Anyway her is what I have done,
>>I found on one document that I needed to have dvb-ttpci-01.fw installed
>>in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware and another site said that I needed to have
>>dvb-fe-tda10045.fw and yet another said that I needed tda1004x.mc, so I am a
>>little confused as to what I need to have in /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware.
>teak:/# ll /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/
->rw-r--r-- 1 root root 30555 2005-08-11 18:34 dvb-fe-tda10045.fw
I do have this installed and lt have the correct perms and settings
>>However, when I run these commands as described on
>I am using 18.104.22.168
I am using 22.214.171.124-12 on a madrake 10.1 system
>Here are my modules:
>Module Size Used by
>budget_ci 11520 7
>tda1004x 14724 1 budget_ci
>firmware_class 7936 1 budget_ci
>budget_core 7428 1 budget_ci
>dvb_core 76072 2 budget_ci,budget_core
>saa7146 15240 2 budget_ci,budget_core
>ttpci_eeprom 2432 1 budget_core
>stv0299 10888 1 budget_ci
>I just modprobe budget_ci and it brings the rest in.
If I do that all I get in dmesg is...
saa7146: register extension 'budget_ci dvb'
Nothing else happens
>I don't have saa7146_vv - try and get rid of that...
>I put some notes on the kernel config here:
>please verify... :)
I have had a look at that, looks ok, but I am trying to do this with the
installed kernel and installing the modules that exist, it should be
>>and look in dmesg for the results, I get half the answer expected, ie
>>saa7146: register extension 'budget dvb'.
>>PCI: Found IRQ 3 for device 0000:00:0b.0
>>PCI: Sharing IRQ 3 with 0000:00:0c.0
>>saa7146: found saa7146 @ mem f8bde000 (revision 1, irq 3) (0x13c2,0x1005).
>>DVB: registering new adapter (TT-Budget/WinTV-NOVA-T PCI).
>>TT-Budget/WinTV-NOVA-T PCI adapter 0 has MAC addr = 00:d0:5c:21:82:cd
>>However I don't get the line saying that the front end was installed or
>>What can I do to rectify this please ?? Am I missing modules that I need to
>>I am running Mandrake 10.1 with a 2.6 kernel and I am using a Hauppauge
>>card that "lspci -v" gives as a result this..
>>00:0b.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 (rev 01)
>> Subsystem: Technotrend Systemtechnik GmbH Technotrend-Budget /
>>Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T DVB card
>> Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 3
>> Memory at ed800000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512]
>>I have tried to run kaffine, I realise that this isn't a kaffine list but at
>>least it will give me an idication of the card working or not. I reports
>>if can't find the dev device, is that because the front-end isn't being
>I suspect so.
>I found Kaffiene to be excellent to get things going :)
\\/ o\ .
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