[mythtv-users] pchdtv 3000 dvb or atsc?

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 21:42:13 EDT 2005


On 7/3/05, Wendy Seltzer <wendy at seltzer.com> wrote:
> At 01:51 PM 7/3/2005 -0600, Chad wrote:
> 
> >So, to recap:
> >with the atsc module I get a video, but no audio and I can't switch
> >channels.  With the dvb module, I appear to get everything configured
> >correctly, but get nothing.
> 
> With the dvb-based modules, the card has to load the frontend firmware,
> e.g. from /usr/lib/hotplug/firmware/ .  In one of my setups, I found it
> didn't load the firmware until I ran the mythtv-setup channel scan for the
> first time.  Check your dmesg for something like this:
> 
> $ dmesg
> ...
> cx2388x dvb driver version 0.0.4 loaded
> ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:02:09.2[A] -> GSI 21 (level, low) -> IRQ 21
> cx88[0]/2: found at 0000:02:09.2, rev: 5, irq: 21, latency: 64, mmio:
> 0xf6000000
> cx88[0]/2: cx2388x based dvb card
> DVB: registering new adapter (cx88[0]).
> DVB: registering frontend 0 (pcHDTV HD3000 HDTV)...
> or51132: Waiting for firmware upload(dvb-fe-or51132-vsb.fw)...
> or51132: Version: 10001134-19430000 (113-4-194-3)
> or51132: Firmware upload complete.
> 
> I've found little difference between the dvb and v4l, but I think the
> dvb-based code will have more support in the future, as that's where more
> developers seem to be working.
> 
> --Wendy
> 
> --

Excellent, thank you!


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