On Sun, 25 Aug 2002, Yann Dirson wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 25, 2002 at 12:42:44PM -0400, Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
> > Ahh, this simply means it's not tuned to anything. 8500 driver has a
> > channel lock feature that is too aggressive sometimes - so even if you are
> > off by a channel number it will attempt to lock onto the neighboring
> > channel.
> What sort of locking is that ? You need to explicitely request unlock to be
> able to change input source ?
No. It simply tries to find a usable frequency by varying the actual
frequency your requested a little bit.
> > Having looked at your log, I notice that your tuner is not detected
> > properly. Can you take a look at your card and e-mail me all markings that
> > are present on a large metal box there ? Also tell me whether it has
> > square or rectangular shape. If you can, make a picture of it and e-mail
> > it to me.
> It's rectangular, and has 2 stickers, one of which has patent numbers on it:
Hmm.. Try editing ati.2/radeon_video.c file, like with UNKNOWN-30 and make
it look just like the line above it, with MT2032.
> Apparus claims of US patents Nos. 4,631,603, 4,577,216, 4,819,098, and
> 4,907,093 licensed for limited viewing uses only.
> the other one reading:
> S/N 160202 002152 AIW 8500DV 64M DDR
> P/N 1028480210 053539 MADE IN CHINA
> Not sure what this patent-related stuff means. I'm under a strange
> impression - something like "eh, you bought some hardware, and you don't
> have the right to use it". Not a nice one, as you can guess :)
> I took a picture, through videocamera and avview. That's not precise, but
> I'm not sure I can do better.
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