tcolar at colar
Jan 17, 2007, 3:16 PM
Post #7 of 16
I was planning to return it today, but i'll try to take a snap first then.
Hans Verkuil wrote:
> On Wednesday 17 January 2007 22:36, Thibaut Colar wrote:
>> Thanks for the help, could you help me a bit further though ?
>> I'm using 2.6.18(3-debian) for the kernel.
>> I try lspci, it tells me "found unknown connexant device"
>> Dmesg does not show anything about the card either.
>> So questions:
>> 1) Maybe i need to recompile my kernel with a particular option
>> enabled, do you know wich one ?
>> 2) Preferably i just need to insert some module, do you know which
>> module i'm looking for (name)
>> I tried messing with some yesterday (ie: cx88-dvdb or something like
>> that) with no luck.
> There's no cx23418 on the DIVCO HDTV Fusion and certainly no support for
> the cx23418 anywhere for linux.
> BTW, can you give a list of the chips on your HVR-1600? Or a good
> picture of the card where the printing on the chip is readable?
>> Thanks for the help.
>> Robert Johnston wrote:
>>> On 1/16/07, thibaut colar <tcolar [at] colar> wrote:
>>>> My 4 years old PVR 250 died recently, so i went to fry's today
>>>> looking for a new one, there was no 250's so i got a 150.
>>>> Started in myth it wasn't detected.
>>>> Then i saw the note in the box basically it said
>>>> "we where out of 150's so instead we put a wintv-hvr-1600, you
>>>> should be happy since you get an extra over the air HDTV receiver"
>>>> Well i'm not happy obviously and this makes me mad actually, since
>>>> when do they put something else in the box that is not what the
>>>> box says. Worse the box does not say which one you will get, so if
>>>> i return it for another who know what i will get.
>>>> Anyway any chance to get the HVR-1600 working ?
>>> >From the looks of things, it may be that the HVR-1600 is supported
>>> a kind of Generic DIVCO HDTV Fusion in the latest kernel, as that
>>> uses the same encoder chips as the HVR-1600. Give that a try, and
>>> see if it works. And please, report back! :)
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