Avermedia 507 TV
danny at ricin.com
Wed Apr 16 23:11:30 UTC 2008
On Tuesday 15 April 2008 08:41:45 Victor M. Blood wrote:
> On 15.04.2008, Da Rock wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-04-15 at 01:30 +0200, Danny Pansters wrote:
> >> On Monday 14 April 2008 12:25:14 Victor M. Blood wrote:
> >> > On 14.04.2008, Da Rock wrote:
> >> > > On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 11:02 +0400, Victor M. Blood wrote:
> >> > >> Hi, All.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Anyone run tuner on phillips chip 7133/7135 on freebsd, I try to
> >> > >> use saa driver, devices saa0, sau0, cii0 is present in /dev/ , kbtv
> >> > >> runs, but freeze on begin chanel tunin...
> >> > >>
> >> > >> How to test tuner and drivers works or not.
> >> > >
> >> > > I haven't had success yet- but I have an E506AR. Where did you get
> >> > > the drivers from? I couldn't get access myself.
> >> >
> >> > saa_driver included in kbtv distrib, and can be found in inet, driver
> >> > homepage is broken. I-m install it from port kbtv, the nessasary
> >> > bsd-patche within distrib tarball
> >> I suspect your tuner (terratec?) is not amongst the supported ones.
> > Both are Avermedia actually as posted, and yes they're only marginally
> > supported. So far only the analogue works (possibly).
> > That saa driver- I thought there was a problem with the site, but I had
> > no idea it could be downloaded with kbtv. I thought it was only compiled
> > with support for the driver, not the driver itself.
> =from kbtv README
> If you set the
> WITH_SAA variable to True the saa.ko kernel module will be built and
> installed, as well as the tvv X-based viewer (gets embedded into kbtv) and
> a saa Python module that allows for tuning and such, exactly like the bt848
> module provides for Brooktree based hardware. Note that some parts, not
> needed for kbtv, are not built and not installed by kbtv.
This is from an ancient version of kbtv. Tvv is not being used as viewer for a
long time, instead a SDL based viewer, similar to the bktr viewer is used,
and together with the tuning and some other stuff it makes up the "saa
Hope that explains things a bit,
> ls kbtv-1.0/saa/patches
> ls kbtv-1.0/saa/saa
> saa-driver that loading is here
> http://download.purpe.com/files/saa-REL_14.tgz or
> bsd patches from /usr/ports/multimedia/kbtv/work/*/saa/patches
kbtv-1.2.5 cetrainly uses its own backend, not tvv.
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