kbtv and saa card (Philips saa7134)

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at broadpark.no
Wed Feb 20 22:40:05 UTC 2008

On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 23:23:51 +0100
Danny Pansters <danny at ricin.com> wrote:

> Does tuning work at all despite the dmesg spam? In the good tradition

No. after trying to accept or reject a channel (or frequency), kbtv
just sits there, no buttons or gadgets work, and I have to kill -HUP the
kbtv process.

> I see its a Pinnacle PCTV Stereo card according to the vendor and
> product ID.


> Are you sure you set the tuner api type correctly in the
> port options?

No, I am not sure the options are correct. Here are the options I used:
root at kg-quiet# cd /usr/ports/multimedia/kbtv; make showconfig
===> The following configuration options are available for kbtv-1.2.4_1:
     PWC=on "Philips and compatible cameras"
     SAA=on "Philips SAA713x TV cards"
     SAA_TUNER_PHILIPS=on "SAA with Philips tuner API"
     SAA_TUNER_PHILIPS_MK3=off "SAA with Philips MK3 tuner API"
     SAA_TUNER_ALPS=off "SAA with Alps tuner API"
     SAA_TUNER_LG=off "SAA with LG tuner API"
     SAA_TUNER_TEMIC=off "SAA with Temic tuner API"
     SAA_STD_PAL_B_G=on "SAA with PAL B/G standard"
     SAA_STD_PAL_I=off "SAA with PAL I standard"
     SAA_STD_PAL_D_K=off "SAA with PAL D/K standard"
     SAA_STD_PAL_L=off "SAA with PAL L standard"
     SAA_STD_PAL_LACCENT=off "SAA with PAL L' standard"
     SAA_STD_NTSC=off "SAA with NTSC N/M standard"
     SAA_STD_NTSC_JAPAN=off "SAA with NTSC Japan standard"
===> Use 'make config' to modify these settings

> Do you know what tuner it is?

No, this card has been sitting in the machine for a while now. I could
find out if required (by opening the machine). Isn't there a way to tell
from inside FreeBSD?

> Perhaps you may want to try kbtv2 instead, as that's the codebase I'm 
> currently working on.
> Amd64 is not tested yet, that's all. On FreeBSD6 I expect it to work.

I will test kbtv2 when I have another free slot.
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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