PVR-250/350 driver in the ports tree

Julian Elischer julian at elischer.org
Fri Oct 15 11:51:38 PDT 2004

Edwin Groothuis wrote:

>A couple of weeks ago I became the happy owner of a PVR-250 card
>and of course ran into all possible problems I could imagine. To
>make a long story short, it all works now, thanks to the posting
>of John Wehle of his cxm driver.
>To make this driver more accessible to others (multimedia newbies
>like me), I asked his permission to put this driver into the ports
>collection. Now that the ports-freeze has ended, I have commited
>the driver into the ports tree: multimedia/pvr250 (I could of course
>have called it multimedia/cxm, sysutils/cxm, multimedia/pvr250-350
>etc, but since I only had a PVR-250 I stuck with it).
>What does the port do right now? It installs, if all pre-requisites
>are fullfilled, the cxm.ko and cxm_iic.ko modules. It gives some
>background information about the how to check if the card works.
>It has a disclaimer that I'm only the port maintainer and don't
>know anything about the software or the cards themselves.
>If you have such a card, please see if you can get the card working
>with the port!
>What can go wrong:
>- Complaints about checksum mismatch of the hcwPVRP2.sys: run "make
>  makesum" and try again.
>- ??? <- tell me and I'll try to fix it!

how about I check it into the kernel tree? :-)
ar there user utiities and man pages that should go with it?


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