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SubjectRe: Hauppauge model 73219 rev D1F5 tuner doesn't detect signal, older rev D1E9 works
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On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net> wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have a bunch of Hauppauge HVR-1900 model 73219's, some are revision D1E9
> and work perfectly, but with the newer revision D1F5's the tuner fails to
> detect a signal and consequently just gives me blank output on
> /dev/video0. Other input sources, like composite or s-video, work just
> fine on the new revision, it's just the tuner that does not work.
>
> I'm 100% certain that there is a live signal since I can use the same
> source successfully with a D1E9 and then move it to a D1F5 and see it
> fail. I've also tried both with a real TV signal and with a signal
> generator (so I could be 100% certain what signal was generated and at
> what frequency etc).
> I'm also fairly certain that it's not just a case of a random broken
> D1F5 since I have several and they all behave identically (and the driver
> doesn't complain about broken hardware).
>
> Here's what I get in dmesg when plugging one of the newer, non-working,
> devices into my laptop (running 2.6.39.3 by the way):
>
> [43171.480193] pvrusb2: Device being rendered inoperable
> [43173.195741] usb 1-1.1: new high speed USB device number 21 using ehci_hcd
> [43173.289999] pvrusb2: Hardware description: WinTV HVR-1900 Model 73xxx
> [43173.321796] pvrusb2: Binding ir_rx_z8f0811_haup to i2c address 0x71.
> [43173.321817] pvrusb2: Binding ir_tx_z8f0811_haup to i2c address 0x70.
> [43173.325212] cx25840 18-0044: cx25843-24 found @ 0x88 (pvrusb2_a)
> [43173.335618] pvrusb2: Attached sub-driver cx25840
> [43173.339439] tuner 18-0042: Tuner -1 found with type(s) Radio TV.
> [43173.339448] pvrusb2: Attached sub-driver tuner
> [43175.538224] cx25840 18-0044: loaded v4l-cx25840.fw firmware (16382 bytes)
> [43175.641103] tveeprom 18-00a2: Hauppauge model 73219, rev D1F5, serial# 6569758
> [43175.641109] tveeprom 18-00a2: MAC address is 00:0d:fe:64:3f:1e
> [43175.641114] tveeprom 18-00a2: tuner model is NXP 18271C2 (idx 155, type 54)
> [43175.641119] tveeprom 18-00a2: TV standards PAL(B/G) PAL(I) SECAM(L/L') PAL(D/D1/K) ATSC/DVB Digital (eeprom 0xf4)
> [43175.641124] tveeprom 18-00a2: audio processor is CX25843 (idx 37)
> [43175.641128] tveeprom 18-00a2: decoder processor is CX25843 (idx 30)
> [43175.641132] tveeprom 18-00a2: has radio, has IR receiver, has IR transmitter
> [43175.641142] pvrusb2: Supported video standard(s) reported available in hardware: PAL-B/B1/D/D1/G/H/I/K;SECAM-B/D/G/H/K/K
> [43175.641152] pvrusb2: Mapping standards mask=0x3ff00ff (PAL-B/B1/D/D1/G/H/I/K;SECAM-B/D/G/H/K/K1/L/LC;ATSC-8VSB/16VSB)
> [43175.641156] pvrusb2: Setting up 20 unique standard(s)
> [43175.641161] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=0 name=PAL-B/G
> [43175.641165] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=1 name=PAL-D/K
> [43175.641169] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=2 name=SECAM-B/G
> [43175.641172] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=3 name=SECAM-D/K
> [43175.641176] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=4 name=PAL-B
> [43175.641179] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=5 name=PAL-B1
> [43175.641182] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=6 name=PAL-G
> [43175.641185] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=7 name=PAL-H
> [43175.641189] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=8 name=PAL-I
> [43175.641192] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=9 name=PAL-D
> [43175.641195] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=10 name=PAL-D1
> [43175.641198] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=11 name=PAL-K
> [43175.641202] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=12 name=SECAM-B
> [43175.641205] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=13 name=SECAM-D
> [43175.641208] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=14 name=SECAM-G
> [43175.641212] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=15 name=SECAM-H
> [43175.641215] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=16 name=SECAM-K
> [43175.641218] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=17 name=SECAM-K1
> [43175.641221] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=18 name=SECAM-L
> [43175.641225] pvrusb2: Set up standard idx=19 name=SECAM-LC
> [43175.641228] pvrusb2: Initial video standard auto-selected to PAL-B/G
> [43175.641240] pvrusb2: Device initialization completed successfully.
> [43175.641361] pvrusb2: registered device video1 [mpeg]
> [43175.641365] DVB: registering new adapter (pvrusb2-dvb)
> [43177.891568] cx25840 18-0044: loaded v4l-cx25840.fw firmware (16382 bytes)
> [43178.010913] tda829x 18-0042: setting tuner address to 60
> [43178.034089] tda18271 18-0060: creating new instance
> [43178.070613] TDA18271HD/C2 detected @ 18-0060
> [43179.945888] tda18271: performing RF tracking filter calibration
> [43192.930384] tda18271: RF tracking filter calibration complete
> [43192.973646] tda829x 18-0042: type set to tda8295+18271
> [43196.561274] cx25840 18-0044: 0x0000 is not a valid video input!
> [43196.593146] DVB: registering adapter 0 frontend 0 (NXP TDA10048HN DVB-T)...
> [43196.594644] tda829x 18-0042: type set to tda8295
> [43196.630097] tda18271 18-0060: attaching existing instance
> [43205.439659] cx25840 18-0044: loaded v4l-cx25840.fw firmware (16382 bytes)
>
> The only differences between this output and a working device is the
> revision number and the fact that the tuner is a TDA18271HD/C2 whereas
> with the older (working) devices it's a TDA18271HD/C1.
>
> Here's what I do to test problem:
> [root@dragon ~]# echo television > /sys/class/pvrusb2/sn-6569758/ctl_input/cur_val
> [root@dragon ~]# echo 140250000 > /sys/class/pvrusb2/sn-6569758/ctl_frequency/cur_val
> [root@dragon ~]# cat /sys/class/pvrusb2/sn-6569758/ctl_signal_present/cur_val
> 0
> [root@dragon ~]#
>
> If I now do 'cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg' I get a perfectly valid MPEG
> stream, but a rather boring one - just a black display and no audio.
>
> With the old D1E9 revision I get
>
> [root@dragon ~]# cat /sys/class/pvrusb2/sn-6569758/ctl_signal_present/cur_val
> 65535
> [root@dragon ~]#
>
> and 'cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg' gives me the stream I'd expect (as in
> actual contents, not just a black screen).
>
> Any ideas on how to fix this?
>
> I can test any patches you may come up with and if there's any further
> information you need from me in order to get an idea about what the
> problem is, then just ask.
>
> Please CC me on replies since I'm not subscribed to the linux-media list.
>
> --
> Jesper Juhl <jj@chaosbits.net>       http://www.chaosbits.net/
> Don't top-post http://www.catb.org/jargon/html/T/top-post.html
> Plain text mails only, please.
>
>

I have a suspicion as per the cause of this problem... Would you care
to try a patch to see if it fixes the problem? (note: this should
not be merged, as it is not an actual fix -- simply an test to show us
how to arrive at the appropriate fix)
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