AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid FM PCI & PCCCAR

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 16 01:47:03 UTC 2007

>From: "Konstantin Dimitrov" <kosio.dimitrov at gmail.com>
>To: "Da Rock" <rock_on_the_web at hotmail.com>
>CC: freebsd-multimedia at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid FM PCI & PCCCAR
>Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 01:08:58 +0200
>there is a working driver for Philips SAA713x based tv cards here:
>but it doesn't support Xceive XC3018 Silicon Tuner used on AverTV
>Hybrid+FM Cardbus.
>so, at least as a first step XC3018 support should be added to the
>SAA713x driver. also, probably there is no XC3018 public datasheet
>available, but the Linux code for XC3018 should be of help.
>On 3/15/07, Da Rock <rock_on_the_web at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>Ok guys, I know I might be pretty new to this but I think we need to get
>>this card worked out here. I have a laptop that I want to put BSD on, but 
>>have a TV tuner which is incompatible. I also know that I'm not the only 
>>who can't get this card to work. And so far all we've gotten from the
>>manufacturer is a brush off.
>>This card works well, just not under windows... and I know that it will be
>>exceptional under BSD once it can be added.
>>We now know that this tuner uses a Xcieve chipset along with a Philips SAA
>>Now I have to admit that I haven't done much driver creation, but I would
>>like to get out there and help move this along a bit and make this happen.
>>What do we need to do? What more info do we need to make a working driver?
>>Now I may be on the wrong track, but there is a linux driver which works 
>>I tried it on FC4, but I haven't been successful in upgrading to FC5 so 
>>Can we use this driver and do some RE to make one for BSD?
>>Da Rock
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