#15 setting tuner 50 ; tuner type not set

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2004-10-26
2004-10-26
Robert Forsman
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ivtv: Setting Tuner 50
tuner: tuner type not set

I'm running gentoo. I have a kernel built from
gentoo-sources-2.4.26-r9
with the patch
http://dl.bytesex.org/patches/2.4.26-1/patch-2.4.26-kraxel.gz
applied.

I have ivtv built from
http://67.18.1.101/~ckennedy/ivtv/ivtv-0.2.0-rc2d.tgz

In /etc/modules.conf:

options tuner type=50
options msp3400 once=1 simple=1
add below ivtv i2c-algo-bit msp3400 saa7115 tuner

dmesg output is attached

Discussion

  • Robert Forsman
    Robert Forsman
    2004-10-26

    Oct 26 dmesg, first load

     
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  • Robert Forsman
    Robert Forsman
    2004-10-26

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    http://www.poptix.net/ivtv/Sep-2004/msg00773.html
    Has a hodgepodge of patches that didn't apply cleanly to my
    source tree. We'll see if including them makes things better.

     
  • Robert Forsman
    Robert Forsman
    2004-10-26

    • status: open --> open-fixed
     
  • Robert Forsman
    Robert Forsman
    2004-10-26

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    Those patches solved my problem.

    I bet this should be considered a v4l problem, not an ivtv
    problem.

     
  • Robert Forsman
    Robert Forsman
    2004-11-19

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    Fabulous. The message referenced by the URL above appears
    to have changed.

    If you want to find patches that add support for tuner=50,
    use google and search for the term "TCL 2002N". To narrow
    it down further, also reference the string "Microtune 4042"
    or tuner_microtune_4042fi5 . These phrases appear in the
    patch. (TCL 2002N appears to be the name of the type-50 tuner).

    I did find one copy of the patch that had some wrong
    numbers which resulted in static on most channels with
    islands of tunable channels that didn't match the number.
    Here's an excerpt from my source on my working mythtv box:

    { "TCL 2002N", TCL, NTSC,
    16*172.00,16*448.00,0x01,0x02,0x08,0x8e,732},

    I anticipate this will be folded into the main-line v4l
    source in a month or two.

     
  • Robert Forsman
    Robert Forsman
    2005-01-17

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    Evidently this ckennedy fellow is the foremost ivtv hacker
    at the moment. He has collected patches that cover the new
    tuners here:

    http://205.209.168.201/~ckennedy/ivtv/new_tuners/