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Old 05-19-2004, 07:34 PM   #1
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SAA7130-TVCARD- needs help with sound

Hi I have a tv card describe as above. Below is the lspci -v info:

00:0e.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7130 Video Broadcast Decoder (rev 01)
Subsystem: Animation Technologies Inc. LiveView FlyVideo 2000
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 11
Memory at e7003000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1K]
Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 1

Ok, let me say what I have done and what did I get.

I have patch the 2.6.6 kernel with
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2684 May 19 23:11 20_v4l2-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2323 May 19 23:14 29_video-buf-input-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4612 May 19 23:14 29_video-buf-magic-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2670 May 19 23:14 30_video-buf-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6107 May 19 23:14 31_i2c-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 30951 May 19 23:14 31_tuner-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 33356 May 19 22:43 33_saa7134-2.6.6.diff
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3712 May 19 23:14 35_documentation-2.6.6.diff

Then I compiled the kernel, install it and reboot.

Then I compile video4linux from the cvs-snapshots (latest-suppose to fix sound prob)
and make install it.

After make install, I modprobe saa7134 and module load success as shown below:
Module Size Used by
tuner 19472 0
saa7134 99212 0
video_buf 17092 1 saa7134
v4l2_common 4928 1 saa7134
v4l1_compat 13636 1 saa7134
i2c_core 18948 2 tuner,saa7134
ir_common 3588 1 saa7134
videodev 7424 1 saa7134
nvidia 2074632 12

Then, I compile and install the latest xawtv in /opt/xawtv.

When I run xawtv, I get sound (white noise) and snow on the screen. Great news.... until I tried to tune with xawtv, I can't.

Getting desperate and excited, I was looking for station listing for Malaysia. I ahvge tvtime which is tuned but no sound. So I copied /usr/share/locale/cs/LC_MESSAGES/ TO /opt/xawtv/share/locale/de/LC_MESSAGES/

And I get 1 channel with NO SOUND since then. I haven't reboot since last night.

The latest saa7134 should fix the sound problem. Thanks in advance.


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