[pvrusb2] PVR USB2 usb id change
bill at crowellsystems.com
Tue Feb 28 12:31:12 CST 2006
Barry et al,
Regarding the new devices.
Our good friend Mike does not have one of them in front of him to test.
Can anyone provide him with ssh access to your computer so that he can
debug a live unit? Debugging by proxy is difficult. Mike is doing a
great job and we should do all that we can to make it easier.
Barry Jett wrote:
>I purchased a WinTV PVR Usb2 model 941 from Circuit City last week but
>to date I've had little success getting it to work under linux.
>Couple of things I've noted :
>1) The usb device code is 2040:2400 , not the 2040:2900 listed in the code.
> The code in pvrusb2-mci-20060209 compiled cleanly (good work Mike !)
> plugging in the pvr did nothing on Ubuntu, Debian or Mandrake systems.
> I found the usb id difference, changed pvrusb2-main.c to reflect
> could now hotplug the pvr.
> Hotplug appears to work...but only if the pvr was previously setup in
> otherwise I get 'device is hung....need to power cycle" message in
> a power cycle only gives me the same message again.
>2) A previous init in WinXp, followed by boot to Debian gives me what looks
> clean initialize of the pvr, a /dev/video0 device and a
> file structure.
> But a " cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg " only gives me an emply test.mpg
> "Warning ... no decoder present " message in syslog.
>I wonder if Hauppauge has gone through a revision change on these units,
>reflected in the
>usb id change ?
>I'm running a fresh install of Debian 'etch' (although my results are the
>same with Ubuntu Dapper),
>with the pvrusb2-mci-20060209 code release.
>I welcome any suggestions to get this pvr working, and wanted to send many
>Mike Isely for his work on this driver.
>pvrusb2 mailing list
>pvrusb2 at isely.net
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