[ATrpms-users] New IVTV broken on FC3
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Mon Jan 2 23:22:06 CET 2006
On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 02:14:30PM -0800, Fedor Pikus wrote:
> On 1/2/06, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 11:32:04AM -0800, Fedor Pikus wrote:
> > > Afetr updating to the newest FC3 kernel (kernel-2.6.12-1.1381_FC3) and
> > > newest ivtv from ATRPMs (ivtv-0.4.1-99.rhfc3.at and all ivtv RPMs at
> > newest
> > > stable versions), I can't get my mythtv to work anymore. Specifically,
> > I've
> > > identified these problems wih IVTV:
> > >
> > > 1) When IVTV driver loads, it complains that firmware is too old:
> > > ivtv0: Encoder revision: 0x02040024
> > > ivtv0 warning: Encoder Firmware can be buggy, use version 0x02040011 or
> > > 0x02050032.
> > That's OK.
> I tried loading the latest formware, the warning goes away, other than that
> everything seems the same,
Yes, there are several versions that work OK. The warning is cosmetic.
> > 2) One of firmware files is not found:
> > > ivtv0: unable to open firmware v4l-cx2341x-init-mpeg.bin
> > > ivtv0: did you put the firmware in the hotplug firmware directory?
> > >
> > > The file is indeed present only in old location, /lib/modules/v4l-
> > > cx2341x-init-mpeg.bin. There is no symlink to /lib/firmware, which is
> > > present for other firmware files.
> > Did you upgrade the firmware rpms?
> Yes, here is what I have:
> However, the file in question, /lib/modules/v4l-cx2341x-init-mpeg.bin,
> belongs to ivtv-0.4.1-99.rhfc3.at RPM, not a firmware RPM.
Ah, OK, that's a bug! :)
> > 3) I get these unresolved symbols:
> > > cx88xx: disagrees about version of symbol tveeprom_hauppauge_analog
> > > cx88xx: Unknown symbol tveeprom_hauppauge_analog
> > That's not related to ivtv. Do you also have a DVB-T card, or maybe an
> > non-mpeg analog one?
> No, I only have PVR-350 and PVR-150 (and NVidia video card and Audigy sound
Hm, how does cx88 get called. Perhaps an old modprobe.conf entry?
Anyway this is alos harmless.
> > I later get a crash in mythfrontend when trying to watch live tv, I'm not
> > > sure yet whether it's because of ivtv problems or not, but these
> > > need to be fixed first. I can get new firmware and create a link
> > > easilly, fixing module version is a bit harder. Suggestions?
> > First upgrade to the latest and make sure you can see something coming
> > out of /dev/video0 (use for example mplayer). If that works, then test
> > mythtv, that way you can separate the diagnosics.
> I'm at the latest for FC3 (latest stable, anyway, there is a bleeding QT
> which I did not pick up). I can schedule recordings on both tuners and it
> records, so something is coming out of /dev/video for sure. One of the
> tuners shows a narrow band of blinking pixels along the top now which was
> not there before,
do you know which one that is? It sounds like VBI (Teletext). Do you
know what versions of ivtv you were using before the upgrade?
> but other than that recording works. I can even watch the recording
> which is now in progress. I just can't watch live TV, frontend
> freezes and dies.
Any error output, or any dump? You can pick the mythtv src.rpm and
rebuild to keep the debuginfo for a proper trace. I stopped
shipping/archiving them some time ago to preserve space.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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