[pvrusb2] Hauppauge HVR-1900 changes
muffatti at stnetcomm.com
Sat Feb 6 11:19:09 CST 2010
Ok I'll try it.
Currently I use only a vanilla kernel v18.104.22.168 with two changes:
tda10048.ko without firmware size check
tda18271.ko forced to discover always TDA18271HN/C1
I use firmware from WinTV6 v4.8 CD (Hcw73bda.sys is v3.1.26126 size is
I manually extract new dvb-fe-tda10048-1.0.fw firmware (size is 23492
From: Mike Isely [mailto:isely at isely.net]
Sent: Saturday, February 06, 2010 06:36
To: muffatti at stnetcomm.com
Cc: pvrusb2 at isely.net
Subject: Re: [pvrusb2] Hauppauge HVR-1900 changes
On Fri, 5 Feb 2010, Leonardo Muffatti wrote:
> Recently Hauppauge change HVR-1900 hardware (at dicember 2009) old
> one: Hauppauge model 73219, rev D1E9 new one: Hauppauge model 73219,
> rev D1F5 Inside new model we get TDA18271HN/C2 managed by driver
> tda18271.ko of kernel 22.214.171.124 (old model has TDA18271HN/C1) DVB tuner
> doesn't work any more.
> Now I force tda18271.ko module to discover a TDA18271HN/C1 on new
> and I get a working DVB tuner.
> Regards, Leonardo
I'm not the expert on DVB tuners innards (I just maintain a bridge driver,
pvrusb2, which can use them as supplied by v4l-dvb). And I don't have an
HVR-1900 with which I can test, being that I'm in the USA.
However I asked the person (Mike Krufky) who knows about these, and he's a
little puzzled by exactly what software revisions you are running.
Apparently this setup has been supported in v4l-dvb for over a year.
He recommends building what is in v4l-dvb tip (Mercurial repository):
Alternatively the needed changes are definitely here:
You mentioned a 126.96.36.199 kernel in your message, and I would presume that if
the needed changes have been in v4l-dvb for at least a year, then they
should also be in that kernel version anyway. But try building one of those
v4l-dvb repositories against your kernel and see if that makes a difference.
isely @ isely (dot) net
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