awalls at radix
Feb 18, 2010, 3:25 AM
Post #2 of 3
On Wed, 2010-02-17 at 19:10 -0800, Michael wrote:
> I'm not sure if anyone remembers me or not, but about a year and a
> half ago, I had a lot of issues trying to get my Hauppauge HVR1600
> (CX18 chip) to load on my Linux box. Most of the errors had something
> to do with the EEPROM. I remember Andy helping me a lot, sending me
> emails about every day, with a new patch to attempt to correct, or at
> least, diagnose the problem. Unfortunately, life got busy on me, and
> my free time that I once had to try to get this card working vanished.
> Yesterday I checked this email account, and saw my Daily Digest of the
> IVTV Mailing List. I figured it couldn't hurt to try again, wondering
> how far this project had gone. After compiling the latest kernel
> (PcLinuxOS lags behind on this in the repo's, and makeconfig always
> gives warnings about certain features not being available on this
> kernel version), I compiled and installed the driver.
> I ran a simple "mplayer -cache 8192 /dev/video0", and here was the
> I just want to tell everyone thank-you for continuing to work on this,
> and eventually making it work for people like me! It means a lot. I
> now just have to figure out how to change the channel.
> Thanks for all the hard work!
Thank you! :) and you're welcome.
And thank you for putting up with my level of frustration early on in
trying to get things working.
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