Getting the hauppage pvr250 card working under 5.2
julian at elischer.org
Wed May 19 13:26:20 PDT 2004
On Tue, 18 May 2004, Bruce Campbell wrote:
> For better or for worse, I have a Hauppage PVR250 Wintv card, and I'm
> trying to get it working under FreeBSD 5.2 .
> What I have tried so far is:
> John Wehle's cxm code of March 20, 2004 as posted to this list.
> hcwpvrp2.sys 1.7? (MD5 f9de6571f8a7afdffb13ffb31adeeada)
> cxm0: encoder firmware version 0x2040002
> cxm0: decoder firmware version 0x2020001
> hcwpvrp2.sys 1.8 (MD5 d157f8ad1dc71ced812307b7cd5ee263)
> ( Both retrieved from http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/support_pvr250-350.html )
> cxm0: encoder firmware version 0x2040011
> cxm0: decoder firmware version 0x2020023
> The card in various PCI slots (in some slots the module refuses to
> load at all) both with and without other PCI cards in place. The
> working solution appears to be the slot next to a vga card in
> place, and not the extra ethernet card (3com).
> The end result with the basic code is the expected:
> $ cat /dev/cxm0 > /var/tmp/foo.mpg
> cat: /dev/cxm0: Device not configured
> After making minor changes to the code for more specific information and
> increasing the loop in cxm_saa7115_wait_for_lock from 10 to 20, then
> further changing the code such that, yes, its ok to ignore the locks in
> the various wait_for_lock routines (all now return 1) and finally
> overriding the frames per second in cxm_saa7115_detected_fps (to 25 in my
> case, 30 in others), I can see static by doing 'mplayer -vo x11 -ao null
> Default: static.
> setchannel -c (known video signal plugged in): black
> setchannel -s (no cable): black
> setchannel -t 0, 2 to 89: all static
> ( known signal on channel 6 )
> ( Cannot change to channels above 89, nor channel 1 )
> Is there something else that I'm missing in order to see video via the TV
no, but keep working on it.. that way I can swoop in when you've fixed
it all and just buy one and expect it to work :-) :-)
> Bruce Campbell
> Random hacker.
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