webcamd - uploading custom firmware to DVB card
mjoshi at gmx.us
Wed Jul 4 23:16:54 UTC 2012
Recently, I ventured out on building a FreeBSD based HTPC and so far I am have been impressed. The only thing that is missing from my configuration is TV capture. I have the recommended hardware, but I have not had any luck with debugging the issue.
I have a Pinnacle PCTV 801e SE YUANRD card which is detected accordingly by my FreeBSD 9.0 system which I am trying to configure with MythTV.
Today, I downloaded the two firmware pieces mentioned in the WebCamCompat wiki page and put them /boot/modules. The webcamd module is compiled with the MAKE_DEBUG option to spew debugging information.
Here is the usbconfig info -
ugen4.3: <PCTV 801e YUANRD> at usbus4, cfg=0 md=HOST spd=HIGH (480Mbps) pwr=ON
bLength = 0x0012
bDescriptorType = 0x0001
bcdUSB = 0x0200
bDeviceClass = 0x0000
bDeviceSubClass = 0x0000
bDeviceProtocol = 0x0000
bMaxPacketSize0 = 0x0040
idVendor = 0x2304
idProduct = 0x023a
bcdDevice = 0x0100
iManufacturer = 0x0001 <YUANRD>
iProduct = 0x0002 <PCTV 801e>
iSerialNumber = 0x0003 <0F00AED0E6>
bNumConfigurations = 0x0001
When I start webcamd I get the following -
au0828 driver loaded
uvcvideo: Unable to create debugfs directory
USB Video Class driver (1.1.1)
b2c2-flexcop: B2C2 FlexcopII/II(b)/III digital TV receiver chip loaded successfully
Attached ugen4.3 to cuse unit 1
dvb-usb: found a 'Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro USB Stick' in warm state.
dvb-usb: will pass the complete MPEG2 transport stream to the software demuxer.
DVB: registering new adapter (Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro USB Stick)
DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (Samsung S5H1411 QAM/8VSB Frontend)...
dvb-usb: schedule remote query interval to 50 msecs.
dvb-usb: Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro USB Stick successfully initialized and connected.
dib0700: rc submit urb failed
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