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Old 01-03-2008, 11:03 PM   #16
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Looks like you may have to pass a 'tuner=#' option too, isn't cheap noname hardware just so much fun? I used a script to do it quicker.


Here is a slightly modified one that should work with your drivers.
Code:
#/bin/sh
MAXTUNER=69
for i in $(seq 0 $MAXTUNER);
do
           rmmod tuner em28xx
                       modprobe em28xx card=4 tuner=$i
                       echo "Actual tuner is:" $i
                       sleep 1 # this is to make sure /dev/video is registered when tvtime starts
                       tvtime
done

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Old 01-03-2008, 11:17 PM   #17
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wow thanks but its still taking a while ill try more tomorrow
 
Old 01-04-2008, 02:21 PM   #18
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quick update and bump

this thing is so stupid i cant get tv on this p.o.s. its finally detected and it dont work

any last ditch efforts?
 
Old 01-04-2008, 02:27 PM   #19
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Posting the dmesg output from the card would really help.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 02:48 PM   #20
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Code:
t@ubuntu:~$ dmesg |grep em28xx
[   17.240000] em28xx v4l2 driver version 0.0.1 loaded
[   17.240000] em28xx new video device (eb1a:2821): interface 0, class 255
[   17.240000] em28xx: device is attached to a USB 2.0 bus
[   17.240000] em28xx: you're using the experimental/unstable tree from mcentral.de
[   17.240000] em28xx: there's also a stable tree available but which is limited to
[   17.240000] em28xx: linux <=2.6.19.2
[   17.240000] em28xx: it's fine to use this driver but keep in mind that it will move
[   17.240000] em28xx: to http://mcentral.de/hg/~mrec/v4l-dvb-kernel as soon as it's
[   17.240000] em28xx: proved to be stable
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate settings: 8
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 0, max size= 0
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 1, max size= 1024
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 2, max size= 1448
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 3, max size= 2048
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 4, max size= 2304
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 5, max size= 2580
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 6, max size= 2892
[   17.240000] em28xx #0: Alternate setting 7, max size= 3072
[   17.364000] saa7115 0-0025: saa7113 found (1f7113d0e100000) @ 0x4a (em28xx #0)
[   17.368000] FIXME:em28xx_i2c_send_bytes(4a): write failed:
[   17.380000] FIXME:em28xx_i2c_send_bytes(4a): write failed:
[   17.396000] FIXME:em28xx_i2c_send_bytes(4a): write failed:
[   17.400000] em28xx #0: V4L2 device registered as /dev/video0
[   17.400000] em28xx #0: Found Supercomp USB 2.0 TV
[   17.400000] usbcore: registered new interface driver em28xx
[   53.112000] em28xx-video.c: em28xx_set_fmt !V4L_BUF_TYPE_VIDEO_CAPTURE
[  104.080000] em28xx-video.c: em28xx_set_fmt !V4L_BUF_TYPE_VIDEO_CAPTURE
t@ubuntu:~$
 
Old 01-04-2008, 03:31 PM   #21
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Have you tried all card= and tuner= options? It may take a while, but once you know you will never have to do it again.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 07:16 PM   #22
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i know the card option is 35 but i ran that script to go through all 69 tuner options for nothing.....
 
Old 01-04-2008, 08:03 PM   #23
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How are you sure your card option is 35? My card works with more than one option, but I get stuff like inputs being switched, only s-video input...etc...etc....
 
Old 01-04-2008, 10:51 PM   #24
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[ 17.400000] em28xx #0: Found Supercomp USB 2.0 TV

35 -> Supercomp USB 2.0 TV (EM2821) [eb1a:2821]


thats how sure
 
Old 01-04-2008, 11:51 PM   #25
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You get that without setting a 'card=' option? Then, if you haven't already, remove the 'card=' part of that script and run it that way.

Something simple is wrong, if the driver knows what the card is on its own then you can't be too far off.

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