[mythtv-users] Getting lirc working
hachuah at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 00:47:53 UTC 2007
I have the very same card, and the remote AFAIK is not supported.
There seems to be some hacks at
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/KWorld_Global_TV_Terminator but I
haven't tried those.
On 3/19/07, Angus <sylvania at istop.com> wrote:
> Jon wrote:
> > Angus wrote:
> >> Ok, so we are clear about this:
> >> 1. I should hack into saa7134-input.c
> > IIRC, I edited *-cards.c, saa7134-cards.c for yours
> >> 2. Find the switch(dev->board) and have it execute the code for case
> >> SAA7134_BOARD_KWORLD_TERMINATOR. This would be in the
> >> saa7134_input_init1() function.
> > There was basically a case statement on the pci vendor id, the last one
> > being 0 or null which was set to UKNOWN/GENERIC. I changed it so that
> > it defaulted to the actual card that I have.
> >> 3. We are talking about the saa7134-input.c in the kernel source, right?
> >> I'm asking, because v4l has a "driver" tar ball with files similarly named.
> > Same file, different version, presumably.
> >> 4. You did all this with only hello_world.c knowledge?
> > Yes, well I can read code better than I can write it. It was literally
> > only two lines that I changed.
> Well, I went into the saa7134_board_init1() function of
> saa7134-cards.c and right before switch (dev->board) I put:
> dev->board = SAA7134_BOARD_KWORLD_TERMINATOR;
> This would ensure that the case statement for the KWorld Terminator
> would be taken. After building my own kernel, it made no difference,
> except that I didn't need to specify the card= in the modprobe call. I
> still needed to set tuner= however.
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