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Re: TV tuner, sound etc. -- what does this mean?



Thanks Michael;

On Tue, 2009-07-28 at 03:46 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 15:48:45 -0400, William wrote:
> 
> > Hi;
> > 
> > I have been going through my messages log and saw this.
> > ...
> > kernel: tuner 2-0042: chip found @ 0x84 (cx23885[0])
> > kernel: tda829x 2-0042: could not clearly identify tuner address,
> > defaulting to 60
> > kernel: tda18271 2-0060: creating new instance
> > kernel: TDA18271HD/C1 detected @ 2-0060
> > kernel: tda829x 2-0042: type set to tda8295+18271
> > ...
> > 
> > Is this normal, or does "could not clearly identify tuner address"
> > indicate a problem?
> 
> /kernel-2.6.29/linux-2.6.29.i686/drivers/media/common/tuners/tda8290.c
> 
> The implementation in the source code is ambiguous. The warning means that
> either no tuner was detected or that multiple were detected (at most four
> from 0x60 to 0x63), but the driver didn't pass its check when trying to
> choose either one automatically, and then it uses a default address, 0x60.
> Nevertheless, in a later check the driver thinks the tuner at the chosen
> address works or else it would report an error "tuner access failed".
> 

hmmm ...

I am currently going through lshal to find out what HAL thinks video0,
video1, hw:0 and hw:1 are.  I'll keep this re: tuner in mind.  There is
some stuff about ALSA in the HAL list as well.

-- 
Regards Bill
Fedora 11, Gnome 2.26.3
Evo.2.26.3, Emacs 22.3.1


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