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Old 07-30-2007, 10:13 AM   #1
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TV card Pixelview PlayTV Pro


How do i install a Pixelview PlayTV Pro PCI Card(Bt878) tv card i Debian 4.0 kernel 2.6.xx.xx, there is a driver present called bttv when i run modprobe -l, thanks in advance
 
Old 07-30-2007, 02:21 PM   #2
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How do i install a Pixelview PlayTV Pro PCI Card(Bt878) tv card i Debian 4.0 kernel 2.6.xx.xx, there is a driver present called bttv when i run modprobe -l, thanks in advance
Have you tried installing then running tvtime to see if you get a signal? If no signal then can you post the section of the dmesg command that shows how the card gets detected, the TV standard in use where you are located/your location, how you are connecting the signal to the card coax, svideo or composite cable and the output of the lsmod command. If you see in the dmesg command that the card is not getting detected as it should be as card=37 then you might want to try modprobe -r bttv and modprobe -r tuner then modprobe bttv card=37 as root then check again if it works.

Code:
grep -i Pixelview /usr/src/linux-2.6.22.1/Documentation/video4linux/CARDLIST.bttv
 16 -> Prolink Pixelview PlayTV (bt878)
 37 -> Prolink PixelView PlayTV pro
 50 -> Prolink PV-BT878P+4E / PixelView PlayTV PAK / Lenco MXTV-9578 CP
 70 -> Prolink Pixelview PV-BT878P+ (Rev.4C,8E)
 72 -> Prolink Pixelview PV-BT878P+9B (PlayTV Pro rev.9B FM+NICAM) [1554:4011]
138 -> Prolink Pixelview PV-BT878P+ (Rev.2E)
139 -> Prolink PixelView PlayTV MPEG2 PV-M4900
You might even need a tuner= on the end of the modprobe command here is a list of them choose the one that is on your card if you know it.

Code:
cat /usr/src/linux-2.6.22.1/Documentation/video4linux/CARDLIST.tuner
tuner=0 - Temic PAL (4002 FH5)
tuner=1 - Philips PAL_I (FI1246 and compatibles)
tuner=2 - Philips NTSC (FI1236,FM1236 and compatibles)
tuner=3 - Philips (SECAM+PAL_BG) (FI1216MF, FM1216MF, FR1216MF)
tuner=4 - NoTuner
tuner=5 - Philips PAL_BG (FI1216 and compatibles)
tuner=6 - Temic NTSC (4032 FY5)
tuner=7 - Temic PAL_I (4062 FY5)
tuner=8 - Temic NTSC (4036 FY5)
tuner=9 - Alps HSBH1
tuner=10 - Alps TSBE1
tuner=11 - Alps TSBB5
tuner=12 - Alps TSBE5
tuner=13 - Alps TSBC5
tuner=14 - Temic PAL_BG (4006FH5)
tuner=15 - Alps TSCH6
tuner=16 - Temic PAL_DK (4016 FY5)
tuner=17 - Philips NTSC_M (MK2)
tuner=18 - Temic PAL_I (4066 FY5)
tuner=19 - Temic PAL* auto (4006 FN5)
tuner=20 - Temic PAL_BG (4009 FR5) or PAL_I (4069 FR5)
tuner=21 - Temic NTSC (4039 FR5)
tuner=22 - Temic PAL/SECAM multi (4046 FM5)
tuner=23 - Philips PAL_DK (FI1256 and compatibles)
tuner=24 - Philips PAL/SECAM multi (FQ1216ME)
tuner=25 - LG PAL_I+FM (TAPC-I001D)
tuner=26 - LG PAL_I (TAPC-I701D)
tuner=27 - LG NTSC+FM (TPI8NSR01F)
tuner=28 - LG PAL_BG+FM (TPI8PSB01D)
tuner=29 - LG PAL_BG (TPI8PSB11D)
tuner=30 - Temic PAL* auto + FM (4009 FN5)
tuner=31 - SHARP NTSC_JP (2U5JF5540)
tuner=32 - Samsung PAL TCPM9091PD27
tuner=33 - MT20xx universal
tuner=34 - Temic PAL_BG (4106 FH5)
tuner=35 - Temic PAL_DK/SECAM_L (4012 FY5)
tuner=36 - Temic NTSC (4136 FY5)
tuner=37 - LG PAL (newer TAPC series)
tuner=38 - Philips PAL/SECAM multi (FM1216ME MK3)
tuner=39 - LG NTSC (newer TAPC series)
tuner=40 - HITACHI V7-J180AT
tuner=41 - Philips PAL_MK (FI1216 MK)
tuner=42 - Philips 1236D ATSC/NTSC dual in
tuner=43 - Philips NTSC MK3 (FM1236MK3 or FM1236/F)
tuner=44 - Philips 4 in 1 (ATI TV Wonder Pro/Conexant)
tuner=45 - Microtune 4049 FM5
tuner=46 - Panasonic VP27s/ENGE4324D
tuner=47 - LG NTSC (TAPE series)
tuner=48 - Tenna TNF 8831 BGFF)
tuner=49 - Microtune 4042 FI5 ATSC/NTSC dual in
tuner=50 - TCL 2002N
tuner=51 - Philips PAL/SECAM_D (FM 1256 I-H3)
tuner=52 - Thomson DTT 7610 (ATSC/NTSC)
tuner=53 - Philips FQ1286
tuner=54 - tda8290+75
tuner=55 - TCL 2002MB
tuner=56 - Philips PAL/SECAM multi (FQ1216AME MK4)
tuner=57 - Philips FQ1236A MK4
tuner=58 - Ymec TVision TVF-8531MF/8831MF/8731MF
tuner=59 - Ymec TVision TVF-5533MF
tuner=60 - Thomson DTT 761X (ATSC/NTSC)
tuner=61 - Tena TNF9533-D/IF/TNF9533-B/DF
tuner=62 - Philips TEA5767HN FM Radio
tuner=63 - Philips FMD1216ME MK3 Hybrid Tuner
tuner=64 - LG TDVS-H06xF
tuner=65 - Ymec TVF66T5-B/DFF
tuner=66 - LG TALN series
tuner=67 - Philips TD1316 Hybrid Tuner
tuner=68 - Philips TUV1236D ATSC/NTSC dual in
tuner=69 - Tena TNF 5335 and similar models
tuner=70 - Samsung TCPN 2121P30A
tuner=71 - Xceive xc3028
tuner=72 - Thomson FE6600
tuner=73 - Samsung TCPG 6121P30A
 
Old 08-01-2007, 03:09 AM   #3
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Ive tried the modprobe commands above but nothing happens, l have viewed the dmesg log and found no reference to Debian finding any tv-card hardware ???
 
Old 08-01-2007, 10:47 AM   #4
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Ive tried the modprobe commands above but nothing happens, l have viewed the dmesg log and found no reference to Debian finding any tv-card hardware ???
Can you show us the output of the the lsmod, lspci and dmesg commands?
 
Old 10-21-2007, 03:02 PM   #5
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lsmod

Module Size Used by
video_buf 23012 0
firmware_class 9600 0
ir_common 27780 0
compat_ioctl32 1472 0
i2c_algo_bit 8424 0
btcx_risc 4776 0
tveeprom 13840 0
videodev 21120 0
v4l1_compat 12036 1 videodev
v4l2_common 20448 1 videodev
isofs 32540 0
udf 73156 0
ipt_MASQUERADE 3712 0
ipt_TOS 2304 0
ipt_REJECT 5248 1
ip_conntrack_irc 6800 0
nvidia 6214768 24
ppdev 8676 0
lp 11012 0
button 6672 0
ac 5188 0
battery 9636 0
ipv6 226016 17
xt_limit 2752 8
xt_tcpudp 3136 7
xt_state 2272 6
ipt_LOG 6112 8
ip_conntrack_ftp 7760 0
iptable_mangle 2880 0
iptable_nat 7044 0
ip_nat 16876 2 ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat
ip_conntrack 49088 6 ipt_MASQUERADE,ip_conntrack_irc,xt_state,ip_conn
track_ftp,iptable_nat,ip_nat
nfnetlink 6680 2 ip_nat,ip_conntrack
iptable_filter 3104 1
ip_tables 13028 3 iptable_mangle,iptable_nat,iptable_filter
x_tables 13316 9 ipt_MASQUERADE,ipt_TOS,ipt_REJECT,xt_limit,xt_tc
pudp,xt_state,ipt_LOG,iptable_nat,ip_tables
loop 15048 0
tsdev 7520 0
snd_intel8x0 30332 3
snd_ac97_codec 83104 1 snd_intel8x0
snd_ac97_bus 2400 1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm_oss 38368 0
parport_pc 32132 1
snd_mixer_oss 15200 1 snd_pcm_oss
parport 33256 3 ppdev,lp,parport_pc
analog 10784 0
psmouse 35016 0
floppy 53156 0
i2c_sis96x 5380 0
gameport 14632 1 analog
rtc 12372 0
serio_raw 6660 0
snd_pcm 68676 4 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
snd_timer 20996 2 snd_pcm
pcspkr 3072 0
i2c_core 19680 4 i2c_algo_bit,tveeprom,nvidia,i2c_sis96x
shpchp 33024 0
pci_hotplug 28704 1 shpchp
snd 47012 10 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mix
er_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer
soundcore 9248 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 9640 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
sis_agp 8420 1
agpgart 29896 2 nvidia,sis_agp
evdev 9088 4
ext3 119240 7
jbd 52456 1 ext3
mbcache 8356 1 ext3
sha256 11104 0
aes 28160 2
dm_crypt 10888 1
usbhid 37248 0
dm_mirror 19152 0
dm_snapshot 15552 0
dm_mod 50232 18 dm_crypt,dm_mirror,dm_snapshot
ide_generic 1408 0 [permanent]
ide_cd 36064 0
cdrom 32544 1 ide_cd
ide_disk 14848 5
generic 5476 0 [permanent]
ehci_hcd 28136 0
ohci_hcd 18276 0
sis900 21760 0
mii 5344 1 sis900
usbcore 112644 4 usbhid,ehci_hcd,ohci_hcd
sis5513 12360 0 [permanent]
ide_core 110504 5 ide_generic,ide_cd,ide_disk,generic,sis5513
thermal 13608 0
processor 28840 1 thermal
fan 4804 0
debianz6:/home/stefan# lsmod
Module Size Used by
video_buf 23012 0
firmware_class 9600 0
ir_common 27780 0
compat_ioctl32 1472 0
i2c_algo_bit 8424 0
btcx_risc 4776 0
tveeprom 13840 0
videodev 21120 0
v4l1_compat 12036 1 videodev
v4l2_common 20448 1 videodev
isofs 32540 0
udf 73156 0
ipt_MASQUERADE 3712 0
ipt_TOS 2304 0
ipt_REJECT 5248 1
ip_conntrack_irc 6800 0
nvidia 6214768 24
ppdev 8676 0
lp 11012 0
button 6672 0
ac 5188 0
battery 9636 0
ipv6 226016 17
xt_limit 2752 8
xt_tcpudp 3136 7
xt_state 2272 6
ipt_LOG 6112 8
ip_conntrack_ftp 7760 0
iptable_mangle 2880 0
iptable_nat 7044 0
ip_nat 16876 2 ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat
ip_conntrack 49088 6 ipt_MASQUERADE,ip_conntrack_irc,xt_state,ip_conntrack_ftp,iptable_nat,ip_nat
nfnetlink 6680 2 ip_nat,ip_conntrack
iptable_filter 3104 1
ip_tables 13028 3 iptable_mangle,iptable_nat,iptable_filter
x_tables 13316 9 ipt_MASQUERADE,ipt_TOS,ipt_REJECT,xt_limit,xt_tcpudp,xt_state,ipt_LOG,iptable_nat,ip_tables
loop 15048 0
tsdev 7520 0
snd_intel8x0 30332 3
snd_ac97_codec 83104 1 snd_intel8x0
snd_ac97_bus 2400 1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm_oss 38368 0
parport_pc 32132 1
snd_mixer_oss 15200 1 snd_pcm_oss
parport 33256 3 ppdev,lp,parport_pc
analog 10784 0
psmouse 35016 0
floppy 53156 0
i2c_sis96x 5380 0
gameport 14632 1 analog
rtc 12372 0
serio_raw 6660 0
snd_pcm 68676 4 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
snd_timer 20996 2 snd_pcm
pcspkr 3072 0
i2c_core 19680 4 i2c_algo_bit,tveeprom,nvidia,i2c_sis96x
shpchp 33024 0
pci_hotplug 28704 1 shpchp
snd 47012 10 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer
soundcore 9248 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 9640 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
sis_agp 8420 1
agpgart 29896 2 nvidia,sis_agp
evdev 9088 4
ext3 119240 7
jbd 52456 1 ext3
mbcache 8356 1 ext3
sha256 11104 0
aes 28160 2
dm_crypt 10888 1
usbhid 37248 0
dm_mirror 19152 0
dm_snapshot 15552 0
dm_mod 50232 18 dm_crypt,dm_mirror,dm_snapshot
ide_generic 1408 0 [permanent]
ide_cd 36064 0
cdrom 32544 1 ide_cd
ide_disk 14848 5
generic 5476 0 [permanent]
ehci_hcd 28136 0
ohci_hcd 18276 0
sis900 21760 0
mii 5344 1 sis900
usbcore 112644 4 usbhid,ehci_hcd,ohci_hcd
sis5513 12360 0 [permanent]
ide_core 110504 5 ide_generic,ide_cd,ide_disk,generic,sis5513
thermal 13608 0
processor 28840 1 thermal
fan 4804 0


lspci

0:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661FX/M661FX/M661MX Host (rev 11)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS AGP Port (virtual PCI-to-PCI bridge)
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS963 [MuTIOL Media IO] (rev 25)
00:02.1 SMBus: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS961/2 SMBus Controller
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE]
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Sound Controller (rev a0)
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 PCI Fast Ethernet (rev 90)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV36 [GeForce FX 5700LE] (rev a1)


dmesg


Linux video capture interface: v2.00
bttv: driver version 0.9.16 loaded
bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
Linux video capture interface: v2.00
bttv: driver version 0.9.16 loaded
bttv: using 8 buffers with 2080k (520 pages) each for capture
 
  


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