[mythtv-users] AirStar HD-5000 with 2.6.20+ kernels
skd5aner at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 15:31:20 UTC 2007
On 8/29/07, Preston Crow <pc-mythtv07a at crowcastle.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 16:21 -0400, Bill Omer wrote:
> > On 8/29/07, Preston Crow <pc-mythtv07a at crowcastle.net> wrote:
> > > I have an AirStar HD-5000, and I'm having some trouble with newer
> > > kernels.
> > > It works great with 126.96.36.199, but I would like to upgrade due to issues
> > > with unrelated features. Unfortunately, it fails to tune with any newer
> > > kernel. I've tried several kernels from 2.6.20 through 188.8.131.52, all
> > > with no luck.
> > I'm also having a problem with my HD-5000 on a 2.6.20 kernel in Ubuntu
> > 7.04. I can see it in lspci as a network controller I believe, and I
> > load the modules without error, but /dev/dvb/ is never created.
> > I'm wondering if /dev/dvb/ is still on your system, but left over from
> > the 2.6.19 kernel....
> I'm running plain kernels, and I compile everything in--no modules
> except for ivtv and nVidia. Under 184.108.40.206, lspci reports:
> 01:07.0 Network controller: Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII DVB chip / Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card (rev 02)
> I don't know why it says it's a network instead of multimedia card, but
> it works. When I was experimenting with newer kernels, the /dev/dvb
> directory was populated by udev correctly, and Myth could find it in the
> setup; it just couldn't tune it.
> I'm guessing that you're missing some modules; I think you're further
> away from success than I am. I'm not familiar with Ubuntu kernels, but
> distribution kernels usually do everything as modules.
> Here's the relevant portion of my kernel configuration:
> I'm not sure what else you need to set, and as I don't have it working
> perfectly, I may be missing something.
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Weird, I'm running ubuntu feisty 2.6.20-16 kernel and I have no
problems recording on my Airstar HD-5000/air2pc card.
When I do lspci, I too get the networking classification:
01:07.0 Network controller: Techsan Electronics Co Ltd B2C2 FlexCopII
DVB chip / Technisat SkyStar2 DVB card (rev 02)
But, myth records with it just fine. Also, /dev/dvb exists for me...
I'm running the vanilla packaged kernel.
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