[mythtv-users] Backend setup for win-hvr-950Q
barry at trumpetsoftruth.com
Sat Jul 30 15:57:34 UTC 2011
On 07/30/2011 09:43 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 11-07-29 10:43 PM, Saul A. Peebsen wrote:
>> I can definitely run backend without any cards configured here,
>> version 0.24.1_p20110726.
> Same here with latest 0.24-fixes from git.
> So back to the original poster. Mythtv currently fails to work
> with most analog capture devices, the HVR-950Q included.
> But the digital side should still work, though it does take
> a bit of arcane knowledge. I once posted a step-by-step guide
> for both the analog and digital sides, and that mini-guide has
> made it to many mailing lists around the net. Google might still
> be able to find it, but I don't have it with me just now.
> So.. from memory, there are a few things to pay attention to:
> 1. Ensure the kernel driver is loading without errors.
> In your case, from the info posted thus far, I think this step is okay.
> 2. Ensure the kernel driver can find/load the "firmware" file for the 950Q.
> This step is trickier. If you post the "dmesg" output from your system,
> after trying to use the 950Q after a fresh reboot, then we should be able
> to tell from that.
> 3. There's a secret kernel module parameter REQUIRED for correct operation
> with mythtv. So create a file called /etc/modprobe.d/hvr950q.conf
> and put this one line inside it:
> options xc5000 no_poweroff=1
> reboot afterward and try again.
> 4. That should be enough (above), but keep in mind that there will be
> a 5-second delay on the first use of the device in mythtv(-setup) after reboot.
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Here is my dmesg AFTER I created the modprobe.d file as you suggested
[ 21.823373] <30>udev: starting version 167
[ 21.925771] fglrx: module license 'Proprietary. (C) 2002 - ATI
Technologies, Starnberg, GERMANY' taints kernel.
[ 21.966460] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
[ 22.004233] IR NEC protocol handler initialized
[ 22.012574] IR RC5(x) protocol handler initialized
[ 22.018044] IR RC6 protocol handler initialized
[ 22.022949] IR JVC protocol handler initialized
[ 22.027191] IR Sony protocol handler initialized
[ 22.033462] lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 249
[ 22.035003] IR LIRC bridge handler initialized
[ 22.036069] au0828 driver loaded
[ 22.040941] EXT4-fs (sda1): re-mounted. Opts: errors=remount-ro
[ 22.050039] Registered IR keymap rc-rc6-mce
[ 22.050232] input: Media Center Ed. eHome Infrared Remote Transceiver
[ 22.050334] rc0: Media Center Ed. eHome Infrared Remote Transceiver
[ 22.109294] [fglrx] Maximum main memory to use for locked dma
buffers: 5783 MBytes.
[ 22.109569] [fglrx] vendor: 1002 device: 68d8 count: 1
[ 22.122854] [fglrx] ioport: bar 4, base 0xe000, size: 0x100
[ 22.420401] au0828: i2c bus registered
[ 22.721396] tveeprom 0-0050: Hauppauge model 72001, rev B3F0, serial#
[ 22.721401] tveeprom 0-0050: MAC address is 00:0d:fe:5d:60:16
[ 22.721405] tveeprom 0-0050: tuner model is Xceive XC5000 (idx 150,
[ 22.721409] tveeprom 0-0050: TV standards NTSC(M) ATSC/DVB Digital
[ 22.721413] tveeprom 0-0050: audio processor is AU8522 (idx 44)
[ 22.721416] tveeprom 0-0050: decoder processor is AU8522 (idx 42)
[ 22.721419] tveeprom 0-0050: has no radio, has IR receiver, has no IR
[ 22.721423] hauppauge_eeprom: hauppauge eeprom: model=72001
[ 22.730690] au8522 0-0047: creating new instance
[ 22.730694] au8522_decoder creating new instance...
[ 22.736678] tuner 0-0061: chip found @ 0xc2 (au0828)
[ 22.738977] xc5000 0-0061: creating new instance
[ 22.743760] xc5000: Successfully identified at address 0x61
[ 22.743764] xc5000: Firmware has not been loaded previously
[ 22.744970] au8522 0-0047: attaching existing instance
[ 22.753994] xc5000 0-0061: attaching existing instance
[ 22.758761] xc5000: Successfully identified at address 0x61
[ 22.758765] xc5000: Firmware has not been loaded previously
[ 22.758769] DVB: registering new adapter (au0828)
[ 22.758773] DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Auvitek AU8522
[ 22.761150] Registered device AU0828 [Hauppauge HVR950Q]
[ 26.725336] xc5000: waiting for firmware upload
[ 26.755530] xc5000: firmware read 12401 bytes.
[ 26.755533] xc5000: firmware uploading...
[ 33.760024] xc5000: firmware upload complete...
barry at BarryDesk:~$
not sure where to go from here I did find
ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1634328 and going to try that not
sue if this is one of the articles you were referring to or not ???
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